On June 12, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Consumer Electronics and Display Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-836).
In the Order, ALJ Essex set the procedural schedule for the investigation and included provisions for the early exchange of claim construction terms and proposed constructions. ALJ Essex determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on January 18, 2013; any final initial determination is due no later than May 10, 2013; and September 10, 2013 is the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately 17 months after institution of the investigation).