Rambus 'Shred Days' Destroyed Evidence: Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (May 13, 2011, 5:11 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit ruled on Friday that Rambus Inc. destroyed evidence relevant to its semiconductor patent lawsuit against Micron Technology Inc. in companywide "shred days" prior to litigation, and knew that the legal battle was reasonably foreseeable.

Also ruling in a companion case that pitted Rambus against Hynix Semiconductor Inc., the Federal Circuit tossed a district court's decision that Rambus had not acted improperly when it shredded the documents related to its patents, and ordered the lower court to reconsider its ruling on spoliation in light...
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