Hynix’s Summary Judgment Bid Falls Through

Law360, New York (September 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a setback for Hynix Semiconductor Inc.'s suit against Rambus Inc., a federal judge has swatted down Hynix’ bid for summary judgment on its unfair competition claim against Rambus Inc. and on its defense to Rambus’ infringement allegations of certain memory device patents.

Judge Ronald M. Whyte disagreed with Hynix on Tuesday that its unfair competition claim or its equitable estoppel defense could be established based solely on an earlier decision by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that found Rambus violated the Sherman Act by monopolizing...
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