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Rambus Doc Shredding In IP Row 'The Worst Type,' Judge Says

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 2:52 PM EST) -- A Delaware federal judge said Wednesday that Rambus Inc.'s destruction of evidence in its patent infringement row with Micron Technology Inc. was intentional and widespread, and that her penalty — banning Rambus from enforcing 12 of its semiconductor patents  — was drastic but justified.

After having the case remanded to district court from the Federal Circuit with instructions to better explain a prior imposition of the same sanction, U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson ruled that Rambus' document destruction constituted spoliation of evidence, the spoliation was...
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