South Korean chip-maker SK Hynix has signed a five-year licensing deal worth $240m to settle an ongoing patent infringement lawsuit brought against it by intellectual property licensing firm Rambus. Hynix and Rambus have signed a five-year DRAM product licensing deal for Hynix to use computer memory IP from Rambus, and settled …
Does that set a precedent for RAMBUS to start patent-trolling everyone else now?
I remember when they had a product. It was expensive, slow, and got extremely hot.
I guess they decided that if they can't innovate, they'd better get under the bridge and wait for some billy-goats.
Rambus SDRAM patented technology?
What exactly is Rambus claiming they invented, that no-one else could come up with a functional equivalent, without access to Rambuses designs?