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Sony is a company involved in hardware and software. They are a member of MPEG-LA and OIN.


[edit] Litigation

[edit] Against Sony

Sony was one of the accused in the case U.S. Ethernet Innovations v. many (2009, USA).

Sony was also a target of the CSIRO wifi patent, but this was for manufacturing hardware, not for software development.

Sony's PlayStation 3 has been targeted by LG Electronics for violation of patents on Blu-ray.

[edit] By Sony

As a member of MPEG LA, they share responsibility for the disastrous situation of audio-video patents and the FUD campaign against WebM.

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