ITC Takes On Rambus Memory Case

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 4:28 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into whether Broadcom Corp., LSI Corp. and a slew of other semiconductor makers infringe Rambus Inc.’s memory controller patents.

The ITC announced Wednesday that it voted in favor of opening a section 337 investigation to find out whether the thirty-odd respondents are making and importing personal computers, Blu-ray disc players and other items that allegedly incorporate Rambus’ intellectual property.

As part of a major offensive against the semiconductor sector, Rambus filed suit in the ITC on Dec....
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