By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our March 1, 2013 post, on April 1, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order Nos. 8 and 9 in Certain Compact Fluorescent Reflector Lamps, Products Containing Same and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-872).

In Order No. 8, ALJ Shaw set May 20, 2014 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately 14.5 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Shaw further determined that the initial determination on violation shall be due on January 20, 2014.   

In Order No. 9, ALJ Shaw set the procedural schedule for the investigation and included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms and proposed constructions as well as accused products.  In addition, ALJ Shaw determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on October 8, 2013; the Initial Determination is due on January 20, 2014; and the target date for completing the investigation is May 20, 2014.