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CyberLink Announces Ownership of Essential Patent for Blu-ray Disc Technology

Participates in Formulation of Joint License for Blu-ray Disc Patent Holders

Taipei, Taiwan----July 21, 2006----CyberLink Corp. (5203.TW), a world leader in digital home solutions, announced today ownership of a patent for technology that is essential to the Blu-ray Disc standard. The patent relates to the specifications for interactive content over a network for prerecorded Blu-ray Discs, BD-RO specification part 3-2, the BD-J profile 2.

CyberLink recently attended the first meeting of the Blu-ray Disc patent holders meeting, which was held to formulate a joint patent license for Blu-ray Disc technologies. The joint license is designed to simplify the licensing arrangements for the Blu-ray Disc format and is being managed by MPEG LA on behalf of 17 essential patent owners, including CyberLink.

“With our core value of innovation, CyberLink strongly believes research and development is the key to future success,” said Alice H. Chang, CEO of CyberLink. “We’re proud to be a part of the MPEG LA joint license agreement based on our essential patent for technologies relating to the BD-J specification of the Blu-ray Disc standard.”

More information about CyberLink’s support for next-generation disc formats, and the complete range of CyberLink software, is available at www.cyberlink.com. For more information about MPEG LA and the joint license for owners of essential patents for Blu-ray Disc technology, please visit: http://www.mpegla.com/news.cfm

About CyberLink

CyberLink Corp. is the maker of award-winning applications PowerDVD, PowerDirector, PowerCinema, and DVD Solution. CyberLink has built a solid reputation for delivering high-quality, competitive products that add value to OEM customers and end-users alike. Business partners include leaders in the PC hardware industry: drive manufacturers, graphics card makers, and top desktop and notebook brands. CyberLink’s digital multimedia range includes software for capturing and editing videos, authoring and playing DVDs, and burning Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs. CyberLink’s digital home products offer complete solutions for accessing, sharing, and enjoying content within the digital home: TV, video, photos, music, and DVDs. These include advanced connectivity solutions that enable the anytime, anywhere entertainment experience across PC, CE, and mobile devices. CyberLink’s eHRD solutions provide tools for developing and managing human resources. CyberLink listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (5203.TW) in 2000 and has posted positive year-on-year results ever since. CyberLink has operations in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific including Japan, with its worldwide headquarters located in Taipei. For more information, please visit: http://www.cyberlink.com/ or our Press Room.


Press Contacts

Germany: Dunja Helene Derenk at dh.derenk@konzept-pr.de or by phone + 49-821-34300-21.
Corporate: Renee Chen or Manal Ma at press@gocyberlink.com or by phone at: +886-2-8667-1298, ext. 301 or 303 for more details.

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