ITC Staff Says Nvidia, Others Infringe Rambus Patents

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission staff recommendation has said chip maker Nvidia Corp. and 16 other respondents infringe patents held by Rambus Inc. for memory controllers related to graphics processors.

Daniel Girdwood, an investigative attorney in the Office of Unfair Import Investigations, filed a 212-page statement and brief in the ITC on Thursday.

In its view, the staff said the evidence will show that the asserted claims of two patents — U.S. Patents Number 6,591,353 and 6,470,405 — are valid and enforceable, that the respondents' accused...
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