Further to our August 26, 2011 post, on September 22, 2011, ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 10: Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Computer Forensic Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-799).
In the Order, ALJ Bullock included provisions for the early exchange of claim terms, claim construction expert reports, Markman briefs, and a Markman hearing on January 19, 2012. The evidentiary hearing is scheduled for May 3-9, 2012. The Initial Determination is due August 29, 2012 and the target date for completing the investigation is December 29, 2012 (which is sixteen months after institution of the investigation).