Under Pressure, Judge Opens Nvidia Case To Public

Law360, New York (March 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After catching heat from reporters, a bankruptcy judge has withdrawn an order requiring members of the press to sign confidentiality agreements to attend a trial involving a creditor dispute with Nvidia Corp. over its 2001 purchase of 3dfx Interactive Inc., a struggling graphics chip designer.

Judge Roger Efremsky backed off of the order Thursday after the parties in the case reached a compromise in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, where creditors of 3dfx have sued Nvidia for allegedly breaching a 2001...
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