No. 00-1257

259 F.3d 1364 (2001)

S3 Incorporated (now known as Sonicblue, Inc.), Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Nvidia Corporation, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit.

DECIDED August 3, 2001

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kirke M. Hasson, Pillsbury Winthrop LLP, of San Francisco, CA, argued for plaintiff-appellant. With him on the brief were David A. Jakopin, Brian J. Beatus, and Mark J. Danielson, of Palo Alto, CA.

Tharan G. Lanier, Cooley Godward LLP, of Palo Alto, CA, argued for defendant-appellee. With him on the brief were Stephen C. Neal of Palo Alto, CA, and Kent M. Walker, of San Diego, CA. Of counsel was Michele E. Moreland, of Palo, Alto, CA.

Before NEWMAN, MICHEL, and GAJARSA, Circuit Judges.

Opinion for the court filed by Circuit Judge NEWMAN. Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge GAJARSA.

PAULINE NEWMAN, Circuit Judge.

S3 Incorporated, now known as SONIC-blue, Inc. (herein "S3"), appeals the grant of summary judgment by the United States District Court for the Northern District of California,1 holding claims 1-4 and 9-11 of S3's United States Patent No. 5,581,279 invalid...

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