By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our July 29, 2010 post, on September 10, 2010, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 3:  Setting the Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedule in Certain Inkjet Ink Supplies And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-730).

According to the Order, ALJ Essex set December 5, 2011 as the target date (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Essex further indicated that any final initial determination on violation should be filed no later than August 5, 2011.  In addition, ALJ Essex noted that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on April 25, 2011.

The Order directs the parties to submit a proposed procedural schedule by no later than October 1, 2010.