Further to our February 23, 2012 and April 16, 2012 posts, on May 14, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 5 in Certain Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Lamps and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-830).
In the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation and included provisions for the early exchange of claim construction terms and proposed constructions. ALJ Pender further indicated that the evidentiary hearing will commence on October 26, 2012, any final initial determination will issue no later than February 27, 2013, and the target date for completion of the investigation is June 27, 2013 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).