Friday, August 01, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Researchers Discover New Smartphone Flaws
U.S. Government Issues Warning About Malicious Software
Hackers Can Use USB Devices in Attacks
Next Apple TV Release Delayed
CoD: Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions Announced
Lite-On IT Merged With Lite-On
AMD Introduces New Kaveri APUs for System Builders
Toshiba, Samsung Vie For 48-layer 3-D NAND Chips
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Optical Storage > China?s...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 09, 2004
China?s DVD-player exports drop on US ITC?s Section 337 investigation


China?s exports of DVD players in the third quarter of this year decreased 20%-30%.

This was due to an investigation of patent infringement by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, which is specifically designed to protect international intellectual properties, according to Taiwan makers of optical-disc drives (ODDs).

Zoran, a designer/producer of DVD-player ICs, filed charges in April this year with the ITC against China-based makers of DVD players for infringement of Zoran patents. The ITC therefore began a Section 337 investigation of the accused China-based makers, the Taiwan makers indicated.

In response to the investigation, China-based makers such as Shinco Electronic stopped exporting DVD players to the US, to avoid potentially punitive customs duties, which accounted for the reduction in third-quarter exports to the US.

In addition, a competitive local market in China pushed the retail price of DVD players to as low as 500 yuan (US$60), driving some China-based makers of DVD players to switch production to EVD (enhanced versatile disc) players, the makers pointed out.

From DigiTimes



Previous
Next
Taiwan 2004 digital-camera output to fall short of forecast        All News        Respecting IP law frustrates makers of DVD players in China
Taiwan market: Second-tier brands lower prices of 16x DVD burners     Optical Storage News      Respecting IP law frustrates makers of DVD players in China

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Popular in Britain
DVD CCA Ends Litigation with Kaleidescape
DVD Writer and Media Market Keeps Shrinking
DVD And Blu-ray Discs Remain Preferred Sources of Video Content
DVD FLLC To Run 2013 Market Inspection Tests
DVD6C Lowers Royalty Rates for DVD Read-only Discs
DVD6C Files Lawsuit Against CDI Media
DVD6C Terminates Patent License Agreement with Canadian Premium Disc
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend
CD, DVD Recordable Media Market Down
DVDs, Blu-ray Disc Rentals Surpass Streaming
European Commission Suspects CD and DVD Burner Makers Of Cartel

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .