By Eric Schweibenz
On October 18, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 10 in Certain Universal Serial Bus (“USB”) Portable Storage Devices, Including USB Flash Drives and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-788).

In the Order, ALJ Essex granted a joint motion filed by Complainants Trek Technology and S-Com (collectively, “Trek”) and Respondents Verbatim Corporation and Verbatim Americas, LLC (collectively, “Verbatim”) to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.  After reviewing the confidential and non-confidential versions of the agreement, ALJ Gildea granted the joint motion filed by Trek and Verbatim.