One-Blue, LLC has announced that it is currently working to expand its Blu-ray Disc™ products license programs to include Ultra HD Blu-ray™ products, with respect to patents essential to the following Ultra HD Blu-ray™ standards issued by the Blu-ray Disc™ Association:
- System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 1, Basic Format Specifications, Version 2.0, May 2015
- System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 2, File System Specifications (UDF®) Version 2.0, April 2015
- System Description Blu-ray Disc™ Read-Only Format (Ultra HD Blu-ray™) Part 3, Audio Visual Basic Specifications, Version 3.1, December 2015
The availability of agreements and the royalty rates applicable to Ultra HD Blu-ray™ products will be announced by One-Blue in the coming months.
In the meantime, any party that believes it has a patent which is essential to the above Ultra HD Blu-ray™ standards or to the Blu-ray Disc™ Standards, DVD Standards or CD Standards presently included in One-Blue's Blu-ray Disc™ products license programs and would like to participate in these programs as a licensor, may submit its patent for an evaluation of essentiality by One-Blue's selected patent evaluation law firms identified at http://www.one-blue.com/patent-evaluation/ .