On July 25, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 4: Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Equipment for Communications Networks, Including Switches, Routers, Gateways, Bridges, Wireless Access Points, Cable Modems, IP Phones, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-778).
By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is MOSAID Technologies Inc. and the Respondents are Cisco Systems, Inc., Cisco Consumer Products LLC, Cisco Systems International B.V., and Scientific Atlanta LLC.
In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for the investigation and provided for the early exchange of claim terms for construction, Markman briefs, and a two-day Markman hearing commencing on September 26, 2011. According to the procedural schedule, the evidentiary hearing will commence on March 15, 2012, any final initial determination is due no later than June 22, 2012, and the target date for completion of the investigation is October 22, 2012.