On February 28, 2014, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 65 in Certain Microelectromechanical Systems (“MEMS Devices”) and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-876).

By way of background, the investigation is based on a complaint filed by STMicroelectronics, Inc. (“STM”) alleging violation of Section 337 by certain Respondents, including Black & Decker (U.S.), in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain microelectromechanical systems (“MEMS devices”) and products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,450,332; 7,409,291; 6,928,872; 6,370,954; and 6,034,419.  See our March 12, 2013 and April 10, 2013 posts for more details on STM’s complaint and the Notice of Investigation for this matter, respectively. 

According to Order No. 65, ALJ Gildea granted a joint motion filed by STM and Black & Decker to terminate the investigation based on a settlement agreement.