By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our June 14, 2010 post, on July 1, 2010, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued Order No. 3: Setting Target Date and Requiring Proposed Procedural Schedule(s) in Certain Biometric Scanning Devices, Components Thereof, Associated Software, and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-720).

According to the Order, ALJ Luckern set October 17, 2011 as the target date (which is 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Luckern further indicated that any final initial determination on violation should be filed no later than June 17, 2011.  In addition, ALJ Luckern noted that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on March 7, 2011.

The Order also directs the parties to submit a proposed procedural schedule by no later than July 8, 2010.