SANTA ANA – A San Jose corporation alleges three Irvine businesses manufacture memory storage devices that infringe two of its patents.
Spex Technologies Inc. filed a complaint on Sept. 28 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern Division against Western Digital Corp., Western Digital Technologies Inc. and HGST Inc. alleging patent infringement.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that it suffered damages to its business. The plaintiff holds Western Digital Corp., Western Digital Technologies Inc. and HGST Inc. responsible because the defendants allegedly infringed at least one count of plaintiff's '802 and '135 patents through the manufacture and distribution of their hardware encrypting memory storage products.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks all damages, damages, interest, treble damages, all legal fees and any other relief as the court deems just. It is represented by Marc A. Fenster and Ben Wang of Russ, August & Kabat in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 8:16-cv-01799-CJC-AJW