RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA v. DIAMOND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS INC.
U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Case No. 9856727
RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA
v. DIAMOND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS INC.
RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, a New York not for profit corporation; ALLIANCE OF ARTISTS AND RECORDING COMPANIES, a Pennsylvania not for profit corporation, Plaintiffs-Appellants,
DIAMOND MULTIMEDIA SYSTEMS INC., a California corporation, Defendant-Appellee.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California Audrey B. Collins, District Judge, Presiding
Argued and Submitted April 15, 1999--Pasadena, California
Filed June 15, 1999
Before: Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain and A. Wallace Tashima, Circuit Judges, and Edward C. Reed, Jr.,* District Judge.
Opinion by Judge O’Scannlain
Hadrian R. Katz (argued), Lawrence J. Hutt, Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., for the plaintiffs-appellants.
Andrew P. Bridges (argued), Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Palo Alto, California, for the defendant-appellee.
John B. Wyss, Wiley, Rein & Fielding, Washington, D.C., for the amicus Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association.