By Eric Schweibenz
On April 17, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-825).

In the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation and included provisions for the early exchange of claim construction terms and proposed constructions.  ALJ Pender further indicated that the evidentiary hearing will commence on September 24, 2012, any final initial determination will issue no later than January 11, 2013, and the target date for completion of the investigation is May 13, 2013.