By Eric Schweibenz
On October 28, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 9 in Certain Point-to-Point Network Communication Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-892).

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 May 13, 2014; the Initial Determination is due on September 9, 2014; and the target date for completing the investigation is January 9, 2015 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).