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Rambus Redux: The FTC Tries One Last Time (and so do I) | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...rambus-redux-ftc-tries-one-last-time-and-so-do-i
...Rambus Redux: The FTC Tries One Last Time (and so do I)...
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Rambus Ruling Overturned: A Legal Dispute of Dickensian Proportions Lurches On | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...ned-legal-dispute-dickensian-proportions-lurches
...Rambus Ruling Overturned: A Legal Dispute of Dickensian Proportions Lurches On...
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The EC Settlement: Rambus, Writs and the Rule of Law | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...articles/ec-settlement-rambus-writs-and-rule-law
...The EC Settlement: Rambus, Writs and the Rule of Law...
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FTC Begins Consideration of Industry Input on Rambus Remedies | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...ins-consideration-industry-input-rambus-remedies
...FTC Begins Consideration of Industry Input on Rambus Remedies...
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FTC Reverses Itself, Blasts Rambus for Creating Unlawful Monopoly | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...-itself-blasts-rambus-creating-unlawful-monopoly
...FTC Reverses Itself, Blasts Rambus for Creating Unlawful Monopoly...
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Rambus Narrowly Avoids Zero Royalty Penalty in 3 - 2 Decision; FTC Caps Royalties Instead | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...-penalty-3-2-decision-ftc-caps-royalties-instead
...Rambus Narrowly Avoids Zero Royalty Penalty in 3 - 2 Decision;...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Journal — June – July 2009

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/jun09.php
...RAMBUS UPDATE: The EC Settlement:...
...Rambus, Writs and the Rule of Law...
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FTC Grants a Partial Stay to Rambus | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/articles/ftc-grants-partial-stay-rambus
...FTC Grants a Partial Stay to Rambus...
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Rambus EU Settlement Appears Near | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...sblog/articles/rambus-eu-settlement-appears-near
...Rambus EU Settlement Appears Near...
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Micron Sues Rambus (after all, it was their turn) | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...s/micron-sues-rambus-after-all-it-was-their-turn
...Micron Sues Rambus (after all, it was their turn)...
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FTC vs. Rambus Ripples Continue to Spread: Broadcom May Cite FTC Decision to Revive its Own Claim Against Qualcomm | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...adcom-may-cite-ftc-decision-revive-its-own-claim
...FTC vs. Rambus Ripples Continue to Spread:...
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19 Standards Orgs. - and Over 13,300 Members - Support Rambus Brief | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...orgs-and-over-13300-members-support-rambus-brief
...19 Standards Orgs. - and Over 13,300 Members - Support Rambus Brief...
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Foundry Networks files "Son of Rambus" Suit against Alcatel | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...y-networks-files-son-rambus-suit-against-alcatel
...Foundry Networks files "Son of Rambus" Suit against Alcatel...
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Federal Court Rules Against Qualcomm in a "Son of Rambus" Suit | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...ral-court-rules-against-qualcomm-son-rambus-suit
...Federal Court Rules Against Qualcomm in a "Son of Rambus" Suit...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- September 2006

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/sep06.php
...STORY UPDATE : FTC REVERSES ITSELF, FINDING THAT RAMBUS CREATED AN UNLAWFUL MONOPOLY...
...Two years after an FTC Administrative Law Judge ruled that Rambus, Inc. was not guilty of abusing the standards process, the Commissioners of the FTC unanimously found against Rambus in the latest dramatic reversal in this long-running standards-based litigation battle....
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Intellectual Property Rights | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...dsblog/topic/intellectual-property-rights?page=5
...Read more about Federal Court Rules Against Qualcomm in a "Son of Rambus" Suit...

LAWS, CASES AND REGULATIONS

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/laws/
This site explains and provides annotations and text of Laws, Cases, and Articles relating to standard setting and consortia/consortiums.
...More recently, IPR policies have been relevant in the context of patent ownership disclosures by Rambus, Inc. and Sun Microsystems, Inc....
...The Rambus case arose when Rambus was a member of the Joint Electron Devices Engineering Council ("JEDEC")....
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Intellectual Property Rights | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...dsblog/topic/intellectual-property-rights?page=6
...Since the FTC verdict, multiple class action lawsuits have been filed against Rambus on behalf of purchasers of SDRAM chips, seeking recovery of the premium added to the price of those chips in order to pay the royalties Rambus demanded to license the undisclosed patent....
...Read more about FTC vs. Rambus Ripples Continue to Spread:...

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- February 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/feb03.php
...FEBRUARY 2003 Vol 2, No. 3 RAMBUS AND STANDARDS...
...Editorial: Rambus - Hard Cases Make Bad Law Last year, the standard setting world took comfort when the FTC opened an investigation against Rambus relating to its conduct in the JEDEC standard setting process....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- March 2007

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/mar07.php
...STANDARDS BLOG: FEDERAL COURT RULES AGAINST QUALCOMM IN A "SON OF RAMBUS" SUIT...
...UPDATE: FTC GRANTS A PARTIAL STAY TO RAMBUS...
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The Essential Guide to Consortia and Standards

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/essentialguide/laws.php
...(See Rambus, Inc. v. Infineon Technologies AG, et al., 318 F.3d 1081 (Fed....

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- February 2007

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/feb07.php
...UPDATE: FTC CAPS RAMBUS ROYALTIES...
...Last August, the Commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission voted unanimously to find semiconductor designer Rambus, Inc. guilty of abusing the standards system, but deferred assigning a penalty pending further testimony and deliberations....
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Intellectual Property Rights | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...dsblog/topic/intellectual-property-rights?page=4
...Read more about 19 Standards Orgs. - and Over 13,300 Members - Support Rambus Brief...

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- March 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/mar05.php
...UPDATE: RAMBUS AND INFINEON SAY "ENOUGH"...
...We also include an analysis of the settlement of Rambus v. Infineon, the most important standards litigation of the past twenty years, which we have been reporting on in detail for over three years....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=102&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...November 30, -0001 Rambus claims victory in antitrust case...
...EE Times MANHASSET, N.Y. — A San Francisco court Thursday (Feb. 23) has ordered the evidence in the Rambus antitrust hearings to be turned over to Rambus, in an apparent coup for the chip licensing company’s quest to prove that several chip makers colluded to fix prices and engage in other anti-competitive practices.......
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- May 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/may04.php
...Rambus Updates; Everybody Wants to Take Atom In;...
...Today I invite you to journey with me into another dark corner of the Web - the Yahoo!/Finance message board where certain committed Rambus stockholders meet....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- January 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/jan04.php
...of one side or the other in court cases involving standards, such as the JEDEC standards at the core of the ongoing Rambus saga....
...Where does one begin, with a year that saw events as diverse as the surprise court victory of Rambus, the JEDEC process bad boy; the launch of a bewildering (and sometimes competitive) array of Web Services initiatives, sometimes at the rate of more than one a week; the increasing use of standards as national and regional trade barriers by Europe and China; and, just...
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Intellectual Property Rights | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...dsblog/topic/intellectual-property-rights?page=3
...If this is confirmed, Rambus will agree to cap its royalties at 1.5 percent to 2.65 percent per unit for identified types of SDR memory controllers and memory types for five years, beginning in 2010....
...Read more about Rambus EU Settlement Appears Near...

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- October 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/oct03.php
...Rambus Update: Supreme Court says "No Dice" to Infineon Standards experts were disappointed, but not surprised that the Supreme Court didn't take the Rambus case....
...Second, the marketplace is still absorbing the (to many) shocking series of victories that Rambus has racked up in court in its effort to collect royalties from the implementers of certain JEDEC chip standards....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- April 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/apr03.php
...Rambus: UPDATE: THE STAGE SHIFTS TO THE FTC Infineon has petitioned the Supreme Court to intervene, and today the Federal Trade Commission brings its suit against Rambus to trial for alleged federal antitrust violations....
...Christine M. Santariga Abstract: The final outcome of Rambus v. Infineon and its implications for anti-trust and intellectual property issues is now on hold while Infineon petitions the Supreme Court to intervene....
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The Essential Guide to Consortia and Standards

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/pressrelease/scbrief.php
...BRIEF IS FILED IN RAMBUS V. INFINEON ON BEHALF OF STANDARD SETTING ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTING OVER 8,600 MEMBER ENTITIES...
...Boston, MA (August 13, 2003) — Boston-based law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP today announced that it had filed a "friend of the court" brief with the United States Supreme Court in Rambus v. Infineon, one of the most closely watched cases in the technology industry....
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The Essential Guide to Consortia and Standards

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/pressrelease/rambus.php
..."FRIEND OF THE COURT" BRIEF FILED ON BEHALF OF SIX MAJOR STANDARD SETTING ORGANIZATIONS SEEKS REHEARING OF RAMBUS V. INFINEON APPEAL...
...Boston, MA (March 12, 2003) — Boston-based law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP today announced that it had filed a "friend of the court" brief on behalf of six major standard setting organizations (SDOs) in an effort to influence the outcome of Rambus v. Infineon, one of the most closely watched cases in the technology industry....
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Consortiuminfo.org — Consider This…

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/blog/considerthis.php?ct=16
...Rambus message board would visit to offer information and opinions on where Rambus stock trading may head next....
...At this point, you will be wondering why it is that I am writing about Rambus message boards (or, more precisely, RMBS boards - RMBS being the company's trading symbol)....
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Home | ConsortiumInfo.org

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/index.php/?page=47
...These royalties relate to patents that the FTC has held were illegally hidden by Rambus from its fellow working group members in JEDEC who created the SDRAM standard at issue....

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- October 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/nov05/news.php
...The tangled tale of Rambus is about to take another twist this week as Rambus seeks to gain access to documents that it claims will prove that it was the victim of a price fixing conspiracy....
...What Rambus wants to show, however, is that their misconduct should excuse its own actions, which remain the subject of an FTC proceeding....
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Home | ConsortiumInfo.org

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/?page=46
...Those funds would be returned to them – with interest, but minus the fees of the escrow agent – if Rambus loses its appeal at some yet to be determined point in the future....

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Journal — December – January 2009

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/dec08.php
...STANDARDS BLOG: 19 Standards Organizations Support Rambus Brief...
...Last December the U.S. Federal Trade Commission petitioned the Supreme Court to hear why the FTC believes Rambus Incorporated needs to be punished....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...&Category=6&SubCat=Intellectual Property Issues
...August 3, 2006 FTC rules against Rambus...
...TimesDespatch.com – August 3, 2006: Rambus Inc., which tangled with Infineon Technologies for years, engaged in deceptive conduct to control patents for high-speed computer-memory chips, the Federal Trade Commission said....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=110&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...June 27, 2005 EU continues probe into claims of Rambus...
...Computer Business Review Online – June 27, 2005: European Union regulators are continuing an inquiry into allegations that memory chip developer Rambus Inc engaged in a "patent ambush" where it took part in industry efforts to create a DRAM standard without revealing that it held a blocking patent, and subsequently sued the companies making DRAMs to the new standard....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- November 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/nov05.php
...The tangled tale of Rambus is about to take another twist this week as Rambus seeks to gain access to documents that it claims will prove that it was the victim of a price fixing conspiracy....
...What Rambus wants to show, however, is that their misconduct should excuse its own actions, which remain the subject of an FTC proceeding....
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Home | ConsortiumInfo.org

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/?page=51
...ISSUE URGED The remedy levied by the Commission against Rambus must send a clear message to that company, as well as to all that participate in the standard setting process, that the consequences of such bad-faith conduct, if discovered, will significantly exceed the potential gains of engaging in such practices....

Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=72&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...October 31, 2006 Rambus Patent Lawsuits Turn Investors Into Courtroom Groupies...
...Joel Rosenblatt Bloomberg.com – October 31, 2006: Rambus Inc. investor Stuart J. Steele used his personal jet more than two dozen times since 2000 to visit U.S. courtrooms so he can monitor litigation that jeopardizes his $136 million stake in the company....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=30&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...April 30, 2008 Rambus Wins on Shredding Appeal...
...Zusha Elinson The Recorder/Law.com – April 30, 2008: Two years ago, a Virginia judge tore Rambus to pieces for allegedly shredding documents while preparing to sue rivals for patent infringement....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- March 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/mar04.php
...IPR UPDATE: FTC LOSES ROUND ONE TO RAMBUS Administrative Law Judge Stephen McGuire gives round one to Rambus....
...IPR UPDATE FTC LOSES FIRST ROUND TO RAMBUS...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- June 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/jun05.php
...Major Multinationals Vie to be “More Open Than Thou;” Rambus Sues Largest Customer; and, as always, much more....
...In the United States in recent years, the courts have taken a “hand’s off” approach to standard setting rules (as the defendants in the Rambus litigation found to their chagrin), allowing standards organizations to have as tight or loose an IP policy as they wish....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- April 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/apr04.php
...IPR UPDATE: FTC APPEALS RAMBUS (WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM ITS FRIENDS) FTC Complaint Counsel has filed a brief appealing the Administrative Law Judge's decision In the Matter of Rambus that was almost as thick as the ALJ's own exhaustive opinion....
...IPR UPDATE FTC APPEALS RAMBUS (WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM ITS FRIENDS)...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- June 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/jun03.php
...Updates: Shareholder Suit Against Rambus Dropped While FTC Trial Continues...
...UPDATE: Shareholder Suit Against Rambus Dropped While FTC Trial Continues...
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Stock Analyst Eats Own Foot | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/articles/stock-analyst-eats-own-foot
...The second story I want to note is but the latest installment in the endless Rambus soap opera (run a search at this site on "Rambus" and you’ll see what I mean by endless)....
...To cut to the chase, Rambus is a licensing company, a "patent farm," as some would call it, that develops but does not commercialize technology....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=42&Category=4&SubCat=Laws/Litigation/Advocacy
...June 19, 2009 Rambus and patents in standards...
...Carlo Piana Law is Freedom blog – June 19, 2009: We have just heard of a proposed settlement of an EC antitrust action against a private company named Rambus....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=103&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...January 18, 2006 Rambus renews lawsuit against Micron...
...Robert McMillan IDG News Service – January 18, 2006: A Delaware judge has lifted a stay in an ongoing lawsuit between Rambus and Micron Technologies, allowing Rambus to file new claims and to proceed in its patent infringement suit against the Boise, Idaho, memory chip maker....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...&Category=2&SubCat=Intellectual Property Issues
...May 18, 2009 Rambus gloats as FTC drops antitrust charges...
...Sylvie Barak Inquirer – May 18, 2009: THE SLOW WHEELS OF JUSTICE have finally ground to a complete halt in the FTC's case against chip designer Rambus, with US regulators dropping allegations that the firm violated antitrust laws....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...chive.php?page=57&Category=6&SubCat=Open Source
...The second story I want to note is but the latest installment in the endless Rambus soap opera (run a search at this site on “Rambus” and you’ll see what I mean by endless)....
...To cut to the chase, Rambus is a licensing company, a “patent farm,” as some would call it, that develops but does not commercialize technology....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=52&Category=4&SubCat=Laws/Litigation/Advocacy
...The second story I want to note is but the latest installment in the endless Rambus soap opera (run a search at this site on “Rambus” and you’ll see what I mean by endless)....
...To cut to the chase, Rambus is a licensing company, a “patent farm,” as some would call it, that develops but does not commercialize technology....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- August 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/aug03.php
...Rambus Update: States, SDOs, Consortia all Unite to Support Infineon Five different "friend of the court" briefs have been filed in support of Infineon's bid to gain Supreme Court review of the recent Federal Circuit ruling favoring Rambus....
...Print This Issue (PDF) RAMBUS UPDATE:...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=79&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...January 18, 2006 Rambus renews lawsuit against Micron...
...Robert McMillan IDG News Service – January 18, 2006: A Delaware judge has lifted a stay in an ongoing lawsuit between Rambus and Micron Technologies, allowing Rambus to file new claims and to proceed in its patent infringement suit against the Boise, Idaho, memory chip maker....
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The Essential Guide to Consortia and Standards

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/essentialguide/intellectual.php
...The most prominent example involves a semiconductor design company called Rambus, Inc....
...Rambus has been mired in litigation with multiple semiconductor manufacturers for most of the current decade, and also been convicted of creating an illegal monopoly by the FTC. More recently, telecommunications giants QUALCOMM Incorporated and Broadcom Corporation have been locked in combat, in part over Broadcom's accusation that Qualcomm has engaged in conduct reminiscent of Rambus. 3...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ve.php?page=102&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...May 5, 2004 Rambus files more antitrust suits...
..."From substantial written evidence already in the public record, we believe that these memory manufacturers colluded illegally, thereby limiting consumer choice and depriving our RDRAM products of the opportunity to compete fairly in the marketplace," Rambus general counsel John Danforth said in a statement. ...Full Story...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...&Category=6&SubCat=Intellectual Property Issues
...November 8, 2005 Samsung's Suit Against Rambus Dismissed in Virginia (Update2)...
...Bloomberg.com, – November 8, 2005: -- A judge in Virginia threw out Samsung Electronics Co.'s lawsuit over four patents against the computer chip designer Rambus Inc., allowing Rambus to focus its legal strategy on cases in California....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=98&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...February 9, 2007 From Rambus to network neutrality: anti-trust is weak protection...
...last year, Micron had claimed Rambus was not playing fair in the DRAM market and filed a suit against Rambus for abusive business practices....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=71&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...February 18, 2008 Rambus asks appeals court to throw out FTC finding...
...Bloomberg News – February 18, 2008: Rambus urged an appeals court to throw out a Federal Trade Commission finding that it plotted to control patents for high-speed computer-memory chips....The...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- March 2003

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/mar03.php
...Rambus: UPDATE: IT MAY NOT BE OVER YET Last issue, we reported on a surprising decision by the Appeals court in the Rambus v. Infineon case, and the possible consequences....
...RAMBUS UPDATE: IT MAY NOT BE OVER YET...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ve.php?page=103&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...October 6, 2003 --: Infineon's quest to restore its jury verdict, and thereby avoid an estimated $45 million a year in royalties to patent owner Rambus ended in defeat on Monday, when the Supreme Court announced that it would not review the Circuit Court holding in Infineon v. Rambus, one of the most-watched cases in standard setting of this decade....
...Day traders, for whom Rambus was a long-term darling, rejoiced, as Rambus' stock shot upwards....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=77&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...February 22, 2006 Micron files suit vs. Rambus under RICO...
...BusinessWeek Online – February 22, 2006: Chip maker Micron Technology Inc. said on Tuesday it filed a lawsuit against Rambus Inc. alleging the company violated sections of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- October 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/oct05/news.php
...The tangled tale of Rambus took yet another twist this month as Rambus sought to gain access to documents that it claims will prove that it was the victim of a price fixing conspiracy....
...What Rambus wants to show, however, is that their misconduct should excuse its own actions, which remain the subject of an FTC proceeding....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=72&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...January 31, 2008 Rambus Sees $97-a-Share Victory Over Hynix in U.S. Patent Trial...
...Joel Rosenblatt Bloomberg.com – January 31, 2008: Rambus Inc., the designer of chips for Sony Corp.'s PlayStation video-game console, might collect royalties of as much as $10 billion, six times its market value, by winning a seven-year fight with Hynix Semiconductor Inc....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=52&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...February 23, 2009 US Supreme Court Rejects FTC Appeal In Rambus Case...
...Dow Jones – February 23, 2009: WASHINGTON -The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Federal Trade Commission's bid to revive its finding that Silicon Valley company Rambus Inc. engaged in illegal monopolistic behavior with an industry standard- setting group in the 1990s....The...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- November 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/feb05.php
...Rambus Sues Again; the U.S. Government Asks for Health Care IT Standards;...
...Rambus rides again: Its been over four years since Rambus last brought a new infringement suit....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- September 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/sep05/news.php
...Story Updates Remember Rambus? Sure you do. Well, here’s the latest on this ongoing legal saga....
...It appears that Rambus has decided that perhaps its best not to sue its biggest customer after all....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/news/archive.php?page=32&Category=7&SubCat=Europe
...June 19, 2009 Rambus and patents in standards...
...Carlo Piana Law is Freedom blog – June 19, 2009: We have just heard of a proposed settlement of an EC antitrust action against a private company named Rambus....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=88&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...August 24, 2007 EU Charges Rambus With Antitrust Abuse...
...Aoife White Forbes.com – August 24, 2007: BRUSSELS, Belgium - European Union regulators said Thursday they had charged U.S. memory chip maker Rambus Inc. with antitrust abuse, alleging that the company set "unreasonable" royalties for DRAM patents fraudulently set as industry standards....This...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ge=33&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...May 13, 2011 Rambus will buy Cryptography Research to get its patents...
...Dean Wilson The Inquirer – May 13, 2011: PATENT HOARDER Rambus will buy the security research and development company Cryptography Research, Inc....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- October 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/oct05.php
...Rambus Seeks More Documents; Get Ready for Two DVD Formats;...
...The tangled tale of Rambus took yet another twist this month as Rambus sought to gain access to documents that it claims will prove that it was the victim of a price fixing conspiracy....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=85&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...November 8, 2005 Samsung's Suit Against Rambus Dismissed in Virginia (Update2)...
...Bloomberg.com, – November 8, 2005: -- A judge in Virginia threw out Samsung Electronics Co.'s lawsuit over four patents against the computer chip designer Rambus Inc., allowing Rambus to focus its legal strategy on cases in California....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=43&Category=4&SubCat=Laws/Litigation/Advocacy
...March 6, 2009 Rambus' Litigation-Based Business Can't Last...
...Tom Shohfi Seeking Alpha – March 6, 2009: When it comes to Rambus (RMBS), a lawyer might be better qualified than a financial analyst to determine the direction of its shares....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- December 2002

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/dec02.php
...Editorial: IPR POLICIES: A CALL TO (LAY DOWN) ARMS Rambus sues Infineon for patent infringement;...
...Infineon sues Rambus for abuse of the JEDEC standards process;...
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=83&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...December 1, 2005 Rambus Patent Lawsuits Turn Investors Into Courtroom Groupies...
...Bloomberg.com, – December 1, 2005: -- Rambus Inc. investor Stuart J. Steele used his personal jet more than two dozen times since 2000 to visit U.S. courtrooms so he can monitor litigation that jeopardizes his $136 million stake in the company....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- September 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/sep05.php
...Rambus Says "Never Mind" to Samsung;...
...Story Updates Remember Rambus? Sure you do. Well, here’s the latest on this ongoing legal saga....
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The Essential Guide to Consortia and Standards

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/presscenter/
...BOSTON, MASS. – August 13, 2003 — Boston-based law firm Gesmer Updegrove LLP today announced that it had filed a "friend of the court" brief with the United States Supreme Court in Rambus v. Infineon, one of the most closely watched cases in the technology industry....
..."Friend of the Court" Brief Filed on Behalf of Six Major Standard Setting Organizations Seeks Rehearing of Rambus v. Infineon Appeal...
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Delaware Court is Asked to Define "FRAND" — And Another Reason to Call for Ex Ante | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...ked-define-frand-and-another-reason-call-ex-ante
...The high profile story was the release by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of its long-awaited decision in its action against Rambus, Inc....
...Two years ago, an FTC Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) had found strongly in favor of Rambus, allowing the semiconductor technology company to assert patents it had not disclosed in an SSO standard setting process....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=54&Category=7&SubCat=North America
...January 10, 2009 UPDATE 2-U.S. judge rules against Rambus in Micron case...
...David Lawsky Forbes.com – January 10, 2009: A U.S. District Court ruled on Friday that chip designer Rambus destroyed documents in a court case, and barred it from enforcing patents against memory chip maker Micron Technology....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=29&Category=7&SubCat=North America
...September 24, 2012 SK Hynix: US Court Imposes Sanctions on Rambus in Patent Dispute...
...Kyong-Ae Choi 4Traders – September 24, 2012: SK Hynix Inc., the world's second-largest memory-chip maker by sales, said Sunday a U.S court imposed sanctions against Rambus Inc. in a patent dispute on dynamic random access memory chips that started in August 2000. A Californian court reversed its existing stance and said that Rambus illegally destroyed evidence regarding the patent-infringement case....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/news/quotes.php?page=29
...August 7, 2006 – Rambus legal spokesman and former General Counsel John Danforth, on the FTC's reversal of an Administrative Law Judge's earlier finding in favor of Rambus, Inc. …Full Story...
...Rambus' abuse of JEDEC's standard-setting process was intentional, inappropriate and injurious to competition and consumers alike...

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin - June 2007

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/test_jun07.php
...Story Update: FTC Reverses Itself, Finding That Rambus Created an Unlawful Monopoly...
...The third article provides an update and a historical review of the most-watched litigation of the decade involving standards development: the private suits and Federal Trade Commission prosecution of semiconductor design company Rambus Incorporated, each of which alleged the “gaming” of the technical process by Rambus....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ve.php?page=104&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...September 30, 2003 UPDATE 1-Rambus stock up after case not on court list...
...SAN FRANCISCO – September 30, 2003: - Shares of chip maker Rambus Inc....
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Microsoft's Format Covenant Fails Comparison Test with Sun's | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...softs-format-covenant-fails-comparison-test-suns
...In the Rambus litigation, for example, estoppel was raised as a defense by some defendants, who said that Rambus could have spoken up, but didn't, thereby leading them to incur liabilities that could have been avoided if Rambus had been upfront about its IPR....

First the Standards, Then the Solution | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org/standardsblog/articles/first-standards-then-solution
...This issue's Standards Blog returns to an topic that I have followed and supported for over five years: the ongoing litigation involving Rambus Incorporated, a company that has by turns been successful and unsuccessful in avoiding liability for allegedly "gaming" the standards development process for its own profit....
...I have filed numerous pro bono "friend of the court" briefs involving Rambus in the past in defense of the integrity of the standards development process, and in December of last year I did so once again: this time with the Supreme Court....
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FTC Seeks Input on Patent Holdup in Standards Development | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...-seeks-input-patent-holdup-standards-development
...Unless an SSO's IPR policy is clear and consistently enforced, thought, a member might get away with such a practice anyway, as Rambus, a semiconductor patent licensing firm, did more than a decade ago, giving rise to an endless string of public and private law suits against it....
...The FTC went to great time and expense trying to convict Rambus, alternatively losing, winning and finally losing through a long string of proceedings that I've covered at length over the years (a summary is here )....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=53&Category=7&SubCat=North America
...February 23, 2009 US Supreme Court Rejects FTC Appeal In Rambus Case...
...Dow Jones – February 23, 2009: WASHINGTON -The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Federal Trade Commission's bid to revive its finding that Silicon Valley company Rambus Inc. engaged in illegal monopolistic behavior with an industry standard- setting group in the 1990s....The...
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Journal - June 2007

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/jun07.php
...Story Update: FTC Reverses Itself, Finding That Rambus Created an Unlawful Monopoly...
...The third article provides an update and a historical review of the most-watched litigation of the decade involving standards development: the private suits and Federal Trade Commission prosecution of semiconductor design company Rambus Incorporated, each of which alleged the “gaming” of the technical process by Rambus....
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Consortiuminfo.org — Consider This…

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/blog/considerthis.php?ct=1
...For instance, consider the following developments just on the legal front: on Monday of this week the Supreme Court disappointed not just the chip vendor community, but the standards world at large, when it announced that it would not intervene in a major standards case (Infineon v. Rambus)....
...But also this week, closing arguments began in a separate action brought by the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) against Rambus, based upon the same course of (mis)conduct....

Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/news/quotes.php?page=38
...June 12, 2005 – Rambus General Counsel John Danforth, on Rambus' decision to sue Samsung, its biggest customer …Full Story...

Appeals Court Rules that Deceptive Conduct in Standard Setting can Violate Antitrust Laws | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...duct-standard-setting-can-violate-antitrust-laws
...That type of conduct was most famously practiced by Rambus, Incorporated in the early 1990s in JEDEC, at the time that JEDEC was engaged in developing SDRAM standards....
...The US Federal Trade commission ultimately convicted Rambus, and the court in the Qualcomm opinion relied heavily on the FTC's reasoning in its final judgment....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ory=Option2&SubCat=Intellectual+Property+Issues
...February 22, 2012 Rambus Conduct Before Board Won't Get U.S. High Court Review...
...Greg Stohr et al. Bloomberg.com – February 22, 2012: Memory-chip designer Rambus Inc.'s conduct before an industry board won't be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court, clearing an obstacle in the company's decade-long pursuit of patent royalties from semiconductor makers.... ...Full Story...

Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...e=106&Category=3&SubCat=Whos Doing What to Whom
...October 30, 2005 Rambus and a Price-Fixing Tale...
...What isn't known, though, is why they did it. And Rambus, a designer of chip technology, is intent on finding out....
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Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org...ive.php?page=84&Category=2&SubCat=Story Updates
...In the Rambus litigation, for example, estoppel was raised as a defense by some defendants, who said that Rambus could have spoken up, but didn't, thereby leading them to incur liabilities that could have been avoided if Rambus had been upfront about its IPR....

Consortiuminfo.org News

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/news/quotes.php?page=37
...It's an ongoing investigation. June 27, 2005 – EU Competition Commission official regarding the Rambus "patent ambush" investigation …Full Story...

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Journal - Archive

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/archive.php
...February 2003 Vol II No 2 Rambus and Standards...

FTC Announces Landmark Settlement in “Patent Hold Up” Action | ConsortiumInfo.org

http://www.consortiuminfo.org...announces-landmark-settlement-patent-hold-action
...Views: 15,578 On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced the most important resolution of a standards-related enforcement action since Rambus, and possibly since its landmark settlement with Dell Computer in 1995. At issue was whether a licensing promise made by a patent-owning participant in a standards development process is binding upon someone that later owns the same patent....
...The decision is dramatic for two additional reasons: unlike the FTC’s prosecution of Rambus (which took several years to run its course), the existence of the complaint and the terms of the settlement in the N-Data were revealed simultaneously, making the impact of the decision greater by the element of surprise....

Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- February 2004

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/feb04.php
...The surprise victory of Rambus in its quest to levy royalties on implementers of JEDEC SDRAM standards has had the palliative, if painful, effect of finally making SSOs take IPR process and policy issues as seriously as they should....
...With Rambus raking in the royalties on its SDRAM patents, however, many consortia (but fewer SDOs) took the plunge, and embarked on the drafting and consensus building process of amending their existing policies and processes....
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Consortiuminfo.org Consortium Standards Bulletin- August 2005

https://www.consortiuminfo.org/bulletins/aug05/relationshipgvtandssos.php
...Such abuses of process may incur the ire of those directly involved, but rarely achieve wide attention or detailed reporting in the technical press, unless actual litigation ensues (as in the case of Rambus v. Infineon) or if the stakes are very high (as in the case of the Eolas patent cited against some aspects of the Microsoft Explorer browser)....

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