ITC Judge Invalidates Rambus Patents for Prior Art, Calling Former Executives 'Dishonest'

, The Litigation Daily


To the delight of Rambus Inc.'s diehard investors, and groans from its many detractors, an U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled in January 2010 that Nvidia infringed three Rambus computer chip patents. The ruling, which eventually led to a settlement with Nvidia, seemed to reinvigorate the licensing company, which has taken a lot of heat for its legal battles with computer chip manufacturers it accuses of copying its innovations.

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