About Disk Authoring Technologies

Disk Authoring Technologies (DAT) is the assignee of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,982,723 “Data Recording and Reproducing Method for Multi-Layered Optical Disk System” and 6,339,568 “Data Recording and Reproducing Technique for Multi-Layered Optical Disk System Using Different Compression Techniques.” DAT is a technology licensing company that was established to expand the uses and applications for the innovations covered by the ‘723 and ‘568 patents, and to license the technology to optical disk drive manufacturers.

The inventions covered by Disk Authoring Technologies’ patents provide faster storage and retrieval of data on optical disks. The patents cover the recording of data at different compression rates and in a designated area per the operator’s specifications. The data compression rate and the data storage location is stored in a table of contents that is reproduced and stored in memory once the optical disk is loaded. The stored data is decoded by referring to the table of contents to identify the data compression rate of the recorded data.

Disk Authoring Technologies is a subsidiary of General Patent Corporation (GPC), the leading patent monetization firm, and GPC is the exclusive licensing agent for the DAT patents.

A non-exclusive license under the DAT patents is available on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms. For licensing terms, please contact Kathlene Ingham at (845) 368-4000 x107.