We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Rambus To Face Damages In Patent Case: FTC

Law360 (August 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Technology developer Rambus Inc. intentionally deceived a standard-setting body and unlawfully monopolized the market for widely used computer memory, according to a unanimous decision announced Wednesday by the Federal Trade Commission.

The highly anticipated ruling is a stunning about-face. The long-running investigation, which began in June 2002, resulted in a dismissal of charges against Rambus two years ago. FTC staff appealed that decision, leading to the new ruling, which was signed Monday.

According to the FTC—and many of Rambus’ would-be licensees—the company's influence on a critical...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.