On March 18, 2010, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No.13: Recommendation to The United States District Court For The District Of Columbia To Issue An Order/Commission For The Taking Of The Deposition Of Mr. Harunobu Sano in Japan in Certain Ceramic Capacitors and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-692).

In the Order, ALJ Gildea granted an application filed by Respondents Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd. and Samsung Electro-Mechanics America, Inc. (collectively, “Samsung”).  Further to our January 27, 2010 post, Samsung’s application sought a recommendation to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to order the deposition of an additional employee of Complainant Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. to proceed at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka, Japan.