Rambus Loses Bid To Toss Alberta's Patent Suit

Law360, New York (August 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a blow to Rambus Inc., a federal judge has denied the company's bid to toss Alberta Telecommunications Research Centre's infringement lawsuit over two of the chip maker's patents covering clock synchronization technology.

U.S. District Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday denied Rambus' motion to dismiss Alberta's first amended complaint, ruling that Alberta's pleading “is sufficient for pleading purposes.”

Alberta, which does business under the name TRLabs, is Canada's largest non-profit research consortium.

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