By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our February 23, 2012 and April 16, 2012 posts, on May 8, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 6 in Certain Toner Cartridges and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-829).

In the Order, ALJ Shaw included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms and proposed constructions.  In addition, ALJ Shaw determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on November 26, 2012; the Initial Determination is due on February 28, 2013; and the target date for completing the investigation is June 28, 2013 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).