• Rambus Cleared: FTC Standards-Setting Misconduct Claims Dismissed
  • March 9, 2004 | Author: Nicholas G. Papastavros
  • Law Firm: Nixon Peabody LLP - Boston Office
  • In a sweeping, 350-page decision issued last week, Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") Chief Administrative Law Judge Stephen J. McGuire dealt a significant blow to the FTC's attempts to promote competition by reining in the patent system, dismissing all claims brought by the FTC against Rambus, Inc., the California-based developer of semiconductor memory devices.