Further to our March 14, 2013 post, on March 25, 2013, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2 in Certain Integrated Circuit Devices and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-873).

According to the Order, ALJ Gildea set July 15, 2014 as the target date (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Gildea further indicated that the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on March 14, 2014.

In addition, ALJ Gildea directed the parties to submit discovery statements and proposed procedural schedules by April 18, 2013.  ALJ Gildea also determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on December 2, 2013.

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