Patent Number: 6,480,463

Title: Method and device for write protecting compact disk media

Abstract: A write-protect ring for protecting an optical disk from being written uponis disclosed. The write-protect ring includes an adhesive portion and anon-adhesive portion so that the non-adhesive portion is nearer dataregions of the optical disk, thereby preventing the adhesive frominterfering with the data on the optical disk. The write-protect ring mayalso include permanent adhesive which prevents the write-protect ring frombeing removed from the optical disk without damage to the optical disk.

Inventors: Hunter; Charles L. (Loveland, CO), Taugher; Lawrence (Loveland, CO)

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International Classification: B65C 9/26 (20060101); G11B 23/28 (20060101); G11B 003/70 ()

Expiration Date: 11/12014