NewsByte 17 September 2001

Rambus And Intel Sign New Comprehensive Patent Cross-License Agreement

Rambus Inc. and Intel Corporation today signed a comprehensive patent cross-license agreement that supersedes the prior agreement between the companies.

The new cross-license provides complete patent coverage to Intel for all patents while providing Rambus license coverage necessary for Rambus' high-speed interface businesses. The agreement will have positive material impact on Rambus' current financial quarter that Rambus will discuss during its conference call and web cast at 6 a.m. PDT. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential.