Rambus Accepts Slashed Jury Award

Law360 (July 28, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Faced with the choice of accepting a $133.6 million jury award—an amount the judge slashed by $174 million—or risking a new trial, Rambus Inc. took the safer route.

The company announced on Thursday that it has accepted the judge’s reduced version of the $306.9 million jury award against Hynix Semiconductor Inc. in a patent infringement case over memory chip technologies.

Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Hynix a motion for a new trial on the issue...
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