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They've got it in the article, with links to each of them.

I looked again and don't see why. Just to be clear, I was asking why the patents were invalidated and which patents were invalidated.

Thanks though.

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I looked again and don't see why. Just to be clear, I was asking why the patents were invalidated and which patents were invalidated.
Thanks though.
cg

Probably due to prior art or being too generic.

They all seem to be related with a signal and then variable data transfer:
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=6591353.PN.&OS=PN/6591353&RS=PN/6591353
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&u=/netahtml/PTO/search-adv.htm&r=14&f=G&l=50&d=PALL&p=1&p=1&S1=6470405&OS=6470405&RS=6470405
http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=7287109.PN.&OS=PN/7287109&RS=PN/7287109
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post #23 of 26
Great. All rambus ever does is sue people anymore. Glad I won't have to read anymore news stories about rambus now. That company was ridiculous, if any company make any innovation in memory rambus was sure to have them in court claiming they did it all first.
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I feel the same way about Rambus as I do about SCO. In other words I hope they meet a fiery demise.

post #25 of 26
If I remember correctly rambus patents were/ are holding back some potential upgrade paths for DDR ram. If rambus crumbles then we might see improvements built into DDR ram that otherwise would not have been because of fear of rambus retaliation.

This might become more awesome in ways we cant even comprehend currently - like future GDDR ram being faster / DDR4 ram using quad data rate- ect.

I really hope DDR4 uses quad data rate.
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Ouch, November was a bloody month. Stock price daily close on November 15: 18.04. Stock price close on November 16, 7.11.
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