Nvidia Says Defective Graphics Card Suit Lacks Standing

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Computer graphics company Nvidia Corp. on Thursday asked a federal judge to toss a proposed class action alleging it violated consumer protection laws by providing defective components to computer makers, saying the plaintiff can’t sue for something she didn’t buy from Nvidia.

Nvidia said plaintiff Monica Granfield, seeking to represent a class of consumers who purchased computers that contained Nvidia graphics processing units, or GPUs, can’t sue the company because it sold the GPU to HP, which manufactured the laptop Granfield says malfunctioned because of the...
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