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  • tech_hound tech_hound Aug 15, 2010 3:25 PM Flag

    Hughes and Lavelle Screw UP

    Wake up!

    If Nvidia didn't have that opt-out clause, Nvidia would have to take a five year license instead of being able to continue litigation with only the risk of a 1yr license.

    Harry and Lavelle are idiots!

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    • the_french_have_no_balls the_french_have_no_balls Aug 15, 2010 8:54 PM Flag

      from EE times

      "There is some reason to believe that Nvidia would be bound by signing a five-year licensing agreement with Rambus even if it wins on appeal during that timeframe. Lavelle said Rambus licensees typically have the option to opt out of a license agreement for convenience, but that this is not the case with the license agreement specified in the European Commission settlement.

      As for how much revenue Rambus expects to generate, assuming Nvidia takes the license, Lavelle said the European Commission license stipulates that Rambus would command royalty rates of 2 percent of the total cost of each IC covered by the license, though the maximum average selling price of each chip is capped at $20. In other words, since Nvidia's chips typically sell for much more than $20, Rambus could expect to be paid a royalty of 40 cents apiece."

 
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