By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our May 21, 2012 post, on July 6, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 6 in Certain Electronic Devices Having A Retractable USB Connector (Inv. No. 337-TA-843).

According to the Order, ALJ Pender set September 24, 2013 as the target date (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Pender further indicated that the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on May 24, 2013.

In addition, ALJ Pender directed the parties to submit proposed procedural schedules by July 20, 2012.  ALJ Pender also determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on January 18, 2013.