Licensing firm One-Blue, LLC is currently working to expand its Blu-ray Disc products license programs to include Ultra HD Blu-ray products, and is seeking for patent holders that could participate in its licensor scheme.
One-Blue will offer licensing for products that comply with 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
One-Blue will announce the availability of agreements and the royalty rates applicable to Ultra HD Blu-ray products in the coming months.
In the meantime, One-Blue is asking 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 and would like to participate in these programs as a licensor, to 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/ .