By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our November 21, 2011 post, on January 6, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 3 in Certain Automotive GPS Navigation Systems, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-814).

In the Order, ALJ Pender set March 23, 2013 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is sixteen months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Pender also noted that the initial determination on alleged violation is due on November 23, 2012.  Further, ALJ Pender determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on August 10, 2012.

In addition, ALJ Pender directed the parties to submit proposed procedural schedules by January 24, 2012 that include, at a minimum, dates for each of the events set forth in an Appendix attached to the Order.