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Rambus Offers To Trim DRAM Royalty Rates In EU

Law360 (June 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Rambus Inc. has agreed to cut royalties for its dynamic random access memory patents in order to settle a European Commission investigation into whether the California-based licensing company violated antitrust laws by committing a “patent ambush.”

The European antitrust regulator said Friday it was seeking comments on the company's proposal to cap royalty rates for a five-year period for its DRAM patents, which are necessary to comply with industry standards for the technology.

In exchange, the EC would not impose a fine on the company and...
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