USPTO Rejects Trio Of Rambus Patents

Law360, New York (November 25, 2009, 4:54 PM EST) -- An examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected all 17 claims in three Rambus Inc. patents that the company asserted against Nvidia Corp. in the U.S. International Trade Commission.

The action, announced Tuesday by Nvidia, came a few months after the claims were preliminarily rejected by the USPTO. The patents all cover semiconductor chips with synchronous dynamic random access memory controllers.

According to Santa Clara, Calif.-based Nvidia, there are still eight claims in two other patents involved in the ITC case, which the...
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