CD Disc (Joint)


Please find below information with respect to the CD Disc joint license Agreement. Use the navigation options on the right to relevant information related to this program.

If you are a buyer of CD discs and want to ensure that you are buying licensed products, visit our special buyer page.

CD Disc Patent License Agreement 
Philips offers agreements to manufacturers of CD discs that specify the terms and conditions under which manufacturers can use certain essential Philips and Sony patents for CD Discs. Please note that separate licenses are also offered by Sony under their respective patents. For information on the conditions of these separate licenses, please contact Sony directly.

Philips offers a Philips patents only license that covers the Philips patents for CD Disc. For details, click CD Disc (Philips patents only)
For the dedicated Sony License Program see :

Philips has a general licensing policy for CD, DVD and BD related products. Find out more…


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