By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our July 15 and September 6, 2011 posts, on September 20, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 5:  Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Universal Serial Bus (“USB”) Portable Storage Devices, Including USB Flash Drives and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-788).

In the Order, ALJ Essex set the procedural schedule for the investigation and indicated that the evidentiary hearing will commence on May 9, 2012, any final initial determination will issue no later than July 19, 2012, and the target date for completion of the investigation is November 19, 2012.