Nvidia loses patent infringement suit against Rambus

By Jos
Jul 27, 2010
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  1. Rambus has scored a big win in the ongoing patent-infringement lawsuit it filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Nvidia. The case dates back to July 2008, when Rambus accused the graphics firm of violating 17 of its patents and asked for an exclusion order barring the importation and sale of concerned products. Over the years, many of those claims were either dropped by Rambus or terminated by the ITC. But last January, of the five patent claims still determined valid, Nvidia and several of its OEM partners were found guilty of infringement on three.

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  2. Lol, wow. I company that receives annual revenues from the lawsuits it makes, and eventually wins. Hey, it sounds like a pretty profitable business model, if you ask me. :)
  3. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 632

    Extortionbus at it again.
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +8

    Well Rambus has lost a lot more money from its own violations, than it has won.
  5. I will make sure than none of my future products are related with Rambus! Never! Blood suckers!
  6. I will make sure than none of my future products are related with Rambus! Never! Blood suckers!

    Read, why New Zeland rejects software patents.
  7. Zeromus

    Zeromus TS Enthusiast Posts: 232   +7

    Ah rambus, designer of the Xtreme Data rate memory interface, commonly used in PS3s. That's how I mainly know them for. You know, it's extremely well hearted that NVIDIA would do this, and I'm glad both sides are seeing win-win in such an occasion.
  8. otester

    otester TS Rookie Posts: 42

    IPR sucks!

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