By Eric Schweibenz
On December 20, 2016, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 6 in Certain Mobile Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-1029).

By way of background, this investigation is based on an October 14, 2016 complaint filed by Qualcomm Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain mobile electronic devices that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,095,082; 7,999,384; 7,548,407; 8,497,928; and 7,949,367. See our October 19, 2016 and November 15, 2016 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively.

According to Order No. 6, ALJ Shaw set the procedural schedule for the investigation. Specifically, ALJ Shaw determined, inter alia, that the evidentiary hearing will commence on July 18, 2017; the initial determination on violation will be issued no later than November 17, 2017; and the target date for completing this investigation is March 19, 2018.