Nvidia Defect Class Action Mostly Dismissed

Law360, New York (July 12, 2012, 4:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed most of a proposed class action alleging computer graphics company Nvidia Corp. violated consumer protection laws by providing defective components to computer makers, saying the Massachusetts plaintiff can’t sue under other states' statutes.

Citing the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Mazza v. America Honda Motor Co., which said each class member’s consumer protection claim should be governed by the laws of the jurisdiction in which the transaction took place, U.S. District Judge James Ware said Monica Granfield couldn't sue...
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