Rambus Takes Aim At FTC Before Appeals Court

Law360, New York (February 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The next battle in the long-running war between Rambus Inc. and the Federal Trade Commission begins this week, with an appeal that could potentially affect the way companies consider their role in standard-setting organizations.

With oral arguments set for Thursday morning in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, petitioner Rambus will take aim at the FTC’s 2006 decision that Rambus unlawfully monopolized the market for computer memory by intentionally deceiving a standard-setting body.

In an administrative proceeding, the FTC concluded in...
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