On December 15, 2014, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 3 in Certain Coaxial Cable Connectors and Components Thereof and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-938).

By way of background, this investigation is based on a November 5, 2014 complaint filed by PPC Broadband, Inc. alleging violation of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain coaxial cable connectors, components thereof or products containing same that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,801,448.  See our November 7, 2014 and December 5, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and Notice of Investigation, respectively. 

According to Order No. 3, ALJ Lord set April 11, 2016 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 December 11, 2015.