By Eric Schweibenz
As indicated in our March 6 post, on March 5, 2009, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted to institute an investigation of certain optoelectronic devices, components thereof, and products containing the same.  Certain Optoelectronic Devices, Components Thereof, And Products Containing the Same (337-TA-669).

Since our March 6 post, ALJ Luckern issued a notice indicating that ALJ Theodore R. Essex will handle this investigation.

Also, on March 10, 2009, ALJ Essex issued Order No. 2 containing his Ground Rules and providing that the parties’ discovery statements are due on or before March 31, 2009.