Hynix, Rambus Spar Over DRAM Patent Validity

Law360, New York (March 17, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- As opening arguments in a high-stakes patent battle kicked off this week, attorneys for South Korea’s Hynix Semiconductor Inc. said the company should not have to pay rival Rambus Inc. royalties on billions of dollars worth of computer memory chips because patents held by Rambus are invalid.

Rambus argued this week in court that its technological advances were widely acknowledged throughout the industry and that Hynix never raised objections to the patents during licensing negotiations in 2000, according to Reuters.

But Hynix attorneys contended that Rambus...
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