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I don't think so. Everybody else would stop paying RMBS royalties if Hitachi wins.

Now wait a minute. Rambus is saying Hitachi has used Rambus IP in all of their products. Even Hitachi's DDRRAM.


Why does everyone assume that if Rambus wins this case that anyone who produces DDRRAM will pay RMBS royalties? If this was the case, wouldn't Rambus have
claimed a long time ago that DDRRAM was infringing on RMBS's IP? Second, why would the memory makers create a standard that used Rambus's technologies? Wouldn't they know that Rambus was go after them? I think this is just a company specific case. Only Hitachi infringed.


Maybe some one who is a bit more knowledgeable can tell me. If Rambus wins, will the whole industry have to pay royalties or is it just Hitachi, because they are the ones who infringed on Rambus' IP.


thanks..
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