The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ruled that Rambus did not obtain patents illegally, thereby dismissing JEDEC's claims:
Rambus, a developer of memory and interconnection technologies, on Monday announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an order dismissing the remainder of its case against Rambus. This follows a recent denial of the Commission’s request for certiorari with the United States Supreme Court to review the Rambus case and brings the seven-year matter to a close.
“We are pleased to have finally put this matter behind us. Rambus has prevailed on similar JEDEC-related claims at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in front of a jury, and before a federal district court. The FTC’s decision to drop its remaining JEDEC-related claim against us was the right one,” said Thomas Lavelle, senior vice president and general counsel at Rambus.