License Information


  1. This site contains the standard licensing terms for Sony patents necessary and/or essential to each type of optical disc product.
  2. This site contains the names of companies who have obtained an individual standard license from Sony.
  3. Companies who have chosen a joint standard license from Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., which includes Sony's patents, are not listed.
  4. You can check the names of companies licensed by Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. under a joint license on the website of Philips Intellectual Property & Standards. (
  5. No guarantee can be given as to the completeness of the current listing.
  6. Some companies have expressed a wish not to be listed here, so the lists on this site are non-exhaustive.
  7. Certain companies that have signed license agreements but are not in compliance with the same may have been deleted from this list.
  8. If you have any question regarding any of the lists provided at this site, you may contact us at the following: Inquriy Form

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