Micron Hits Rambus With Racketeering Charges

Law360, New York (February 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the latest episode of a series of tumultuous court battles over the $30 billion memory-chip market, Micron Technology Inc. slapped Rambus Inc. with a new lawsuit Tuesday over racketeering charges.

Micron, the semiconductor firm based in Boise, claims Rambus violated the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act and Virginia conspiracy laws through a series of illegal acts.

“As our complaint describes, Rambus has engaged in a variety of illegal activities designed to injure Micron,” Rod Lewis, Micron’s vice president of legal affairs and general...
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