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Panasonic Acquires Sanyo DVD Patents

The DVD6C Licensing Group (DVD6C) announced Panasonic Corporation has acquired Sanyo Electric’s essential DVD patents.

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Acquisition of SANYO’s Essential Patents by Panasonic Corporation

DVD6C Licensing Group
(Authorized Licensor: Toshiba Corporation)

December 11, 2017 — Panasonic Corporation (“Panasonic”), one of the members of the DVD6C Licensing Group (DVD6C) has acquired DVD patents from SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (“SANYO”). The DVD patents Panasonic acquired from SANYO include all SANYO DVD patents which have been identified as essential pursuant to the DVD6C licensing program. The SANYO’s essential DVD patents acquired by Panasonic remain licensed under the DVD6C License.