By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our November 9, 2011 post, on November 18, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2 in Certain Electronic Devices With Graphics Data Processing Systems, Components Thereof, and Associated Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-813).

According to the Order, ALJ Gildea set June 20, 2013 as the target date (which is approximately 19 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Gildea further indicated that the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on February 20, 2013.

In addition, ALJ Gildea directed the parties to submit discovery statements and proposed procedural schedules by December 19, 2011.  ALJ Gildea also determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on November 28, 2012.

Lastly, the Order also included ALJ Gildea’s ground rules governing the conduct of the investigation.