On August 20, 2013, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued issued Order No. 16 in Certain Mobile Handset Devices and Related Touch Keyboard Software (Inv. No. 337-TA

According to the Order, Complainants Nuance Communications, Inc., Swype, Inc., and Tegic Communications, Inc. (collectively, “Complainants”) and Respondent Personal Communications Devices, LLC (“PCD”) filed a joint motion to terminate the investigation as to PCD based on an agreement between Complainants and TCT Mobile International Limited (PCD’s supplier of the accused cellular device “Venture”).  ALJ Bullock granted the motion, agreeing that the terms of the settlement have no negative effect on the public health and welfare or competitive conditions in the U.S.