By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our June 4, 2012, June 11, 2012, and July 3, 2012 posts, on June 29, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 7 in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Control Technology (Inv. No. 337-TA-845).

In the Order, ALJ Shaw included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms and proposed constructions.  In addition, ALJ Shaw determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on March 4, 2013; the Initial Determination is due on June 7, 2013; and the target date for completing the investigation is October 7, 2013 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).