April 24, 2001
Allegations start flying in Rambus trial
Author: JT Smith
CNET News.com reports on the opening day of Rambus' patent infringement lawsuit against rival Infineon. If Rambus prevails in court, the company stands to recoup as much as $1 billion in royalties. Lawyers for Rambus told the jury that Infineon infinged upon its patents; Infineon countered by telling jurors that Rambus used "manipulation and trickery" to gets its design accepted as an industry standard.