Toshiba Can’t Block Western Digital’s JV Access, Judge Says

Law360, New York (July 11, 2017, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A California state judge told Toshiba on Tuesday that it cannot block Western Digital’s access to their joint venture, granting the California-based company a temporary restraining order as tension between the pair heats up over the Japanese company’s anticipated sale of its memory business.

California Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn ruled that Western Digital Corp.’s subsidiary SanDisk LLC showed that “serious irreparable harm will occur” if Tokyo-based Toshiba Corp. is allowed to continue to block employees’ access to their NAND flash memory joint ventures and to...
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