Judge Finds FuzzySharp 3-D Graphics Patents Invalid

Law360, New York (December 14, 2009, 3:54 PM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that two patents for improving 3-D computer graphics are invalid under standards set by In re: Bilski, handing semiconductor manufacturer 3DLabs Inc. Ltd. summary judgment in an infringement suit brought by FuzzySharp Technologies Inc.

Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Friday granted 3DLabs' motion for summary judgment, ruling that FuzzySharp's patents failed to meet the machine-or-transformation test laid out in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's Bilski decision,...
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