US-Based Samsung Tossed From Patent Row Against Nvidia

Law360, New York (January 6, 2016, 8:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. subsidiary of Korea-based Samsung was dismissed Wednesday from a suit in Virginia federal court in which the electronics company alleges that graphics chipmaker Nvidia infringed four semiconductor and computer innovation patents, as it does not hold any rights or interest in any of the asserted intellectual property.

In a one-page order, U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne granted Nvidia Corp.'s unopposed motion that Samsung Electronics America Inc. be struck as a plaintiff from the case because of lack of subject matter jurisdiction, as Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. is the entity that holds all the rights title and interest in...

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