Further to our July 1, 2011 and July 8, 2011 posts, on August 10, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 4:  Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain GPS Navigation Products, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-783).

By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Honeywell International Inc. and the Respondents are Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. and Furuno U.S.A., Inc.

In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for the investigation and provided for the early exchange of claim terms for construction.  According to the procedural schedule, the evidentiary hearing will commence on April 3, 2012, any final initial determination is due no later than July 6, 2012, and the target date for completion of the investigation is November 7, 2012.