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U.S. to probe whether Fujifilm violating Sony magnetic tape patents
January 18, 2017 / 6:43 PM / in 9 months

U.S. to probe whether Fujifilm violating Sony magnetic tape patents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched on investigation into whether Fujifilm Holdings Corp was violating patents which Sony Corp holds for certain magnetic tape cartridges.

A man stands in front of the headquarters of Fujifilm Holdings Corp in Tokyo, Japan, June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

The ITC said the products at issue in its probe were so-called Linear Tape-Open, or LTO, magnetic tape products and tape cartridge components comprising such products.

Reporting by Timothy Ahmann, editing by G Crosse

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