On January 28, 2015, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 78 in Certain Flash Memory Chips and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-893).
By way of background, the investigation is based on a complaint filed by Spansion LLC ("Spansion") alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain flash memory chips and downstream products containing the same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 6,369,416; 6,900,124; 7,018,922; 6,459,625; 7,151,027; and 6,731,536. See our August 5, 2013 and September 9, 2013 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.
According to the Order, ALJ Bullock granted a joint motion filed by Spansion and the Respondents to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.