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Rambus and Freescale Sign Patent License Agreement

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  1. btarunr

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    Rambus Inc., one of the world’s premier technology licensing companies, announced today it has signed a patent license agreement with Freescale Semiconductor. This agreement covers the use of Rambus patented innovations for memory controllers and serial links in a broad range of logic integrated circuit (IC) products offered by Freescale. In addition, the two companies have settled all claims between them including resolution of past use of Rambus’ patented innovations. The term of the patent license agreement is five years. Other terms of the agreement are confidential.

    “Freescale is the global leader in embedded processing solutions, and this agreement demonstrates the strength of our patented innovations for both memory controllers as well as serial links,” said Sharon Holt, senior vice president and general manager of the Semiconductor Business Group at Rambus. “With our commitment to innovation, we will continue to develop breakthrough technology which helps our licensees make great electronic products that deliver the richest consumer experience.”
     
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    Go away Rambus.
     
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    Rambus is far too successful in their patent trolling to just disappear.
     
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    if they ever make a product though i think they will get sued about 40 times in a row at the same time, just for revenge
     
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    I take it this is an official statement that Bta just received and copy pasted (since there's no source) so really the quoted part says it all. They are no longer a semiconductor company, or a technology company, they are a licensing company, which is nothing but a polite way to say patent trolling.
     
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    This story should read.

    "Rambus, one of the premier patent troll rip off companies has signed an agreement to bend over and rape Freescale Semiconductor without lube and for all that they are and all they will be. As a result Freescale customers will pay triple as a result of this patent troll agreement."
     
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    Yes, their catchphrase reads "your license to speed".
     
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    Oh shit, I sure hope so.

    Oh, I'm sorry Rambus... Didn't you know? We have a patent on electrons... see, here, we've magically had it since 1672; and were taking a page out of your book - waiting until the technology was established in the market with thousands of units sold, and THEN choosing to sue. Hope you've got enough dough to pay the $10 per unit royalty to liscence our patented atomic component...
     

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