By Eric Schweibenz
On December 22, 2010, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Automated Media Library Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-746).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on September 1, 2011, the Initial Determination is due on November 23, 2011, and the target date for completion of this investigation is March 24, 2012 (which is 16 months after institution of the investigation).

Lastly, ALJ Bullock noted that while “Respondents incorporated a Markman into their proposed procedural schedule…[t]he undersigned does not believe such a hearing is necessary.”