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Samsung Electronics has been stung for more than $303 million in a patent infringement case brought by US memory company Netlist. Netlist, headquartered in Irvine, California, styles itself as a provider of high-performance modular memory subsystems. The company initially filed a complaint that Samsung had infringed on three …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Echoes

    of Intel versus A.M.D?

    Memo ro companies. Do not license other companies to make your stuff. It will come back to bite you.

    1. Gene Cash Silver badge

      Re: Echoes

      That's great, but there are (used to be?) customers such as the government/military that would say "we aren't buying from a single source... there needs to be a second source" which is how the AMD licensing happened.

  2. retiredmonkey

    East Texas. Of course they are guilty.

  3. John Brown (no body) Silver badge
    Gimp

    We are pleased...

    "We asked Samsung Electronics for a statement regarding the verdict in this case, but did not hear back from the company at the time if publication."

    Samsung statement: We are pleased to receive the courts judgement and our lawyers are looking forward to discussing any and all possible grounds to appeal while sipping cocktails on their yachts in the Bahamas. (said with more of a grimace than a smile!)

  4. Roo
    Windows

    Start as you mean to go on.

    Netlist stole their company name from common usage ffs.

  5. Zippy´s Sausage Factory
    Coat

    $404 million? Clearly the jury said that level of infringement was not found...

    (Puts on sunglasses)

    (Gets coat)

    1. Hans 1
      Coat

      ... and sent them to some Other place with $303 million instead ...

  6. Piro Silver badge

    Oh, it wasn't RAMBUS?

    OK. Never heard of Netlist before.

  7. -v(o.o)v-

    Isn't this Netlist a well-known patent troll?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      They sell product

      I even have a few of their memory sticks in some of my boxes.

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