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Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 22, 2008
Rambus Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware   000-22339   94-3112828
(State or other jurisdiction of   (Commission File Number)   (I. R. S. Employer
incorporation)       Identification No.)
4440 El Camino Real, Los Altos CA 94022
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (650) 947-5000
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 — Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits
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Item 2.02 — Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
     On April 22, 2008, Rambus Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has overturned the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) decisions regarding Rambus, and remanded the matter back to the FTC for further proceedings consistent with the Court’s opinion.
     A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Forward-Looking Statements
     This Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 contain forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 relating to potential future litigation matters that may involve the Company. Such forward-looking statements are based on the current expectations of the Company’s management, and there can be no assurance concerning any litigation involving the FTC or any other person. The Company’s business generally is subject to a number of risks which are described in the Company’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.
Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits.
     (d) Exhibits.
99.1   Press release dated April 22, 2008.


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     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 23, 2008  Rambus Inc.
  /s/ Satish Rishi    
  Satish Rishi, Senior Vice President, Finance and   
  Chief Financial Officer   


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Number   Exhibit Title
  Press release dated April 22, 2008.