Court Leans Toward Stay In Nvidia, Rambus Battle

Law360, New York (March 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The judge overseeing a patent and antitrust battle between Rambus Inc. and Nvidia Corp. says she is inclined to deny a dismissal bid from Nvidia without prejudice and stay the proceedings until a higher court resolves two appeals that could clear up conflicting rulings on Rambus' alleged destruction of evidence.

Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a “tentative ruling” on Wednesday ahead of a Friday hearing, saying that after reviewing the parties' papers, she was leaning toward...
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