By Eric Schweibenz
On July 13, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 22 in Certain Flash Memory Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1034).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a November 30, 2016 complaint filed by Memory Technologies, LLC of Las Vegas, Nevada alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain flash memory devices and components thereof that infringe U.S. Patent Nos. RE45,542; RE45,486; 7,565,469; 9,063,850; and 8,307,180. See our December 20, 2016 and January 9, 2017 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 22, ALJ Lord granted a joint motion filed by Complainant Memory Technologies, LLC and Respondents Western Digital Technologies, Inc., Western Digital Corporation, SanDisk LLC, SanDisk Limited, SanDisk Storage Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., and SanDisk Semiconductor (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. to terminate the investigation in its entirety based on a settlement agreement.