TITLE

EC charges Rambus with DRAM antitrust violations

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;8/27/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 35, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that statement of objections (SO) have been sent by the European Commission (EC) to Los Altos, California-based memory technology developer Rambus Inc. based on alleged anticompetitive business practices. According to the EC, the SO, outlines the commission's preliminary view that Rambus has infringed EC treaty rules on "abuse of a dominant position" by claiming "unreasonable royalties" for the use of certain patents for DRAM, subsequent to a so-called "patent ambush."
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26445966

 

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