By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our October 28, 2011 and November 28, 2011 posts, on December 21, 2011, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6: Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-810).

In the Order, ALJ Bullock included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms, claim construction expert reports, Markman briefs, and a Markman hearing on March 21, 2012.  ALJ Bullock also determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on August 6, 2012.  The Initial Determination is due on November 5, 2012 and the target date for completing the investigation is March 4, 2013.