Further to our August 24, 2012 post, on September 4, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 3 in Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-853).

According to the Order, ALJ Gildea set January 6, 2014 as the target date (which is approximately 17 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Gildea further indicated that the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on September 6, 2013.

In addition, ALJ Gildea directed the parties to submit discovery statements and proposed procedural schedules by September 21, 2012.  ALJ Gildea also determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on June 3, 2013.

Lastly, the Order also included ALJ Gildea’s ground rules governing the conduct of the investigation.