Rambus, Inc. - Recent Material Event

Item  8.01 — Other Events.
On February 8, 2012, Rambus Inc. (“the Company”) issued a press release announcing that it has signed a patent license agreement with NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA).
The information in this current report on Form 8-K and the exhibits attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
  Press release dated February 8, 2012.

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: February 8, 2012
Rambus Inc.
/s/ Thomas R. Lavelle
Thomas R. Lavelle
Senior Vice President and General Counsel

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Press release dated February 8, 2012.