Infineon Seeks Dismissal Of $3Bln Rambus Patent Suit, Citing Spoliation

Law360, New York (December 22, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- German chip designer Infineon Technologies has filed a motion to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit brought by rival Rambus Inc., repeating allegations that Rambus destroyed evidence in its efforts to force the memory-chip industry to pay up to $3 billion in annual royalties.

“Time and again, Rambus destroyed or concealed critical documents and then capitalized on its misdeeds by testifying falsely about the subjects addressed in the missing evidence,” Infineon said in the motion.

“Rambus has not only hindered Infineon's defense of Rambus' patent infringement claims,...
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