Los Altos, California, United States -- Ocotber 25, 2007
-- Rambus Inc. today announced the resignation of John Danforth who had been Senior Legal Advisor to the Company since July 2006, and prior to that had been its first general counsel. Mr. Danforth had been working under a January 2006 employment agreement, which, by its terms, ran through October 22, 2007. The resignation is effective October 22, 2007.
"We want to thank John for his years of hard work and loyal service," said Tom Lavelle, senior vice president and general counsel for Rambus. "The Company had significant litigation successes during his tenure. The Company is particularly pleased with, among other things, John's work in defending the Company's intellectual property rights, including obtaining positive outcomes in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the Infineon case, and in the first two phases of the ongoing Hynix patent case. In these and other areas, the Company overcame significant legal hurdles, which John and his team addressed in a highly professional and effective manner. We thank John for his years of hard work for Rambus and wish him the best in his future endeavors."
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the world's premier technology licensing companies specializing in the invention and design of high-speed memory architectures. Since its founding in 1990, the Company's patented innovations, breakthrough technologies and renowned integration expertise have helped industry-leading chip and system companies bring superior products to market. Rambus' technology and products solve customers' most complex chip and system-level interface challenges enabling unprecedented performance in computing, communications and consumer electronics applications. Rambus licenses both its world-class patent portfolio as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard interface products. Headquartered in Los Altos, California, Rambus has regional offices in North Carolina, India, Germany, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com