In Surprising Move, Rambus Sues Samsung Over DRAM Patents

Law360, New York (June 6, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Chip designer Rambus Inc. has added South Korean rival Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. as a defendant in its pending patent infringement suit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

In the suit, Rambus charges that certain of the defendants' memory devices and graphics memory devices use its patented inventions.

In a separate suit filed on Monday, Rambus said it named Samsung as a defendant in claims alleging infringement of Rambus patents by certain Samsung memory types as well as controllers that work...
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