Metabyte Competition Claim Nixed In Nvidia Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 2:32 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Monday threw out part of a suit alleging that former Metabyte Inc. employees brought stolen computer code to their new employer, Nvidia Corp., saying a state unfair competition claim against Nvidia was preempted by the federal Copyright Act.

U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti granted an Nvidia motion that sought to dismiss certain claims from a suit against the company and individual employees who allegedly misappropriated source code for Metabyte's 3-D stereoscopic software. The judge threw out a claim against Nvidia brought...
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Case Information

Case Title

Metabyte, Inc. v. Nvidia Corporation et al

Case Number

3:12-cv-00044

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Copyright

Judge

Samuel Conti

Date Filed

January 4, 2012

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