By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our December 10, 2011 post, on January 19, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 4:  Setting the Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedule in Certain Communication Equipment, Components thereof, and Products Containing Same, Including Power Over Ethernet Telephones, Switches, Wireless Access Points, Routers and Other Devices Used in WLANs and Cameras (Inv. No. 337-TA-817).

In the Order, ALJ Essex set April 7, 2013 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  Therefore, any final initial determination is due no later than December 7, 2012. 

In addition, ALJ Essex directed the parties to submit proposed procedural schedules by February 2, 2012.  ALJ Essex instructed the parties to propose schedules that account for a prehearing conference and tutorial on August 24, 2012, and a hearing that commences on August 27, 2012 and concludes no later than August 31, 2012.