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Federal Circuit reverses on "anticipation" and okays Rambus patent claims

June 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of MoloLamken client Rambus, Inc. in an appeal from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.  The Board had affirmed the Examiner's rejection of all 25 claims of a key Rambus patent involving methods of controlling memory devices (such as DRAM) as anticipated by prior art.  Rambus appealed, and the Federal Circuit reversed, holding that the Board's finding of anticipation was not supported by substantial evidence.

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