4 Cos. Don't Infringe SanDisk Flash Patents: ITC

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An administrative law judge for the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled that flash memory products made by Silicon Motion Technology Corp., Phison Electronics Corp., Skymedi Corp and Imation Corp. do not infringe two patents held by SanDisk Corp., a setback for SanDisk in a patent case it originally brought against dozens of competitors.

In an initial determination issued Friday, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock ruled that the four companies did not infringe the asserted claims of SanDisk's patents, and that one claim of one...
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