By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our March 23, 2010 post, on April 28, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 5:  Setting Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedules in Certain Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors and Products Containing Same, Including Memory Modules (Inv. No. 337-TA-707).  Please note that Oblon Spivak represents Respondents Buffalo, Inc. and Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc. in this matter.

According to the Order, ALJ Essex set July 25, 2011 as the target date (which is 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Essex further indicated that any final initial determination on violation should be filed no later than March 25, 2011.  In addition, ALJ Essex noted that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on December 14, 2010.

The Order directs the parties to submit a proposed procedural schedule by no later than May 19, 2010.