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JOINT CLAIM CONSTRUCTION ANDPREHEARING STATEMENT
Pursuant to Patent Local Rule 4-3, Plaintiff Rambus Inc. (“Rambus”) and Defendants LSICorporation (“LSI”) and STMicroelectronics N.V. and STMicroelectronics Inc. (collectively,“STMicro”) hereby submit this Joint Claim Construction and Prehearing Statement.
UNDISPUTED CLAIM TERMS
The parties do not dispute the constructions of the claim terms included in the followingchart:
Term/Phrase/Clause Agreed Construction
access time information information that indicates a time a devicemust wait from receiving a read request,write request, or operation code toresponding to that read request, writerequest, or operation code2.
access time register a register to store access time information3.
block size information information that specifies the total amount of data that is to be transferred on the bus inresponse to a read request, write request, oroperation code4.
bus a set of signal lines to which a number of devices are connected, and over whichinformation is transferred between devices5.
coupled to electrically (or otherwise) connected to allowthe transfer of signals6.
delay time an amount of time that must transpire beforecommencing an action7.
integrated circuit device a circuit constructed on a single monolithicsubstrate, commonly called a “chip”8.
read request a series of bits used to request a read of datafrom a memory device where the requestidentifies what type of read to perform9.
write request a series of bits used to request a write of datato a memory device
PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION OF DISPUTED CLAIM TERMS
Joint Appendix A includes the disputed claim terms and the parties’ proposedconstructions for each such term.Appendices B-1 and B-2 set forth, respectively, Rambus’s and defendants’ identificationof intrinsic and extrinsic evidence in support of their proposed constructions.
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