RAMBUS

August 13th, 2010

NVIDIA Signs Patent License with Rambus

The lawsuit between the companies will continue despite licensing agreement. A  ruling in favour of Rambus by the US International Trade Comission (ITC) last month, saw NVIDIA products – including almost every major graphics card – banned from sale and import into the United States, as such the company has been forced to do what [...]

July 27th, 2010

Rambus Claims Successful Patent Ruling Against NVIDIA

Rambus, a company well known for the aggressive protection of their intellectual property, has been successful in a patent investigation launched against NVIDIA in 2008. The investigation, headed by the US International Trade Commission, alleged that  NVIDIA, as well as its customers including Asus,  BFG, Biostar,  Diablotek Inc., EVGA, Giga-Byte, Hewlett-Packard, MSI, Palit, Pine Technology [...]

July 15th, 2009

US Patent Office Rejects Rambus Patent Claims Against NVIDIA

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has initially rejected an additional eight claims challenged by NVIDIA in two patents that Rambus has asserted against it in litigation. This follows the USPTO’s rejection last month of 41 other claims in seven patents that Rambus had asserted against NVIDIA. NVIDIA has compiled a 100 percent success [...]

June 8th, 2009

Rambus Cuts NVIDIA Some Slack in Patent Investigation

Rambus has withdrawn its request to investigate a number of claims that GPU chip manufacturer nVidia was infringing on its patents. We don’t want to go so far as to say Rambus is the epitome of a patent troll, but since its foundation in 1990′s, it still has never owned a chip manufacturing facility and [...]