On August 22, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 3 in Certain Communications Or Computing Devices And Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-924).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a July 16, 2014 complaint filed by Enterprise Systems Technologies S.a.r.l. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain communications or computing devices and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,454,201; 6,594,366; 6,691,302; and 5,870,610.  See our July 17, 2014 and August 18, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively. 

According to Order No. 3, ALJ Lord set December 21, 2015 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately sixteen months after institution of the investigation).  In addition, ALJ Lord noted that the Initial Determination on alleged violation of Section 337 will be issued on August 21, 2015.