Further to our August 17, 2011 post, on August 24, 2011, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 4 in Certain Light-Emitting Diodes and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-798).

In the Order, ALJ Rogers set January 17, 2013 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately 17 months after instituting the investigation) due to the ALJ’s current caseload, and the investigation including more than 70 asserted patent claims and four respondents (i.e., OSRAM GmbH, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH of Germany, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Inc., and OSRAM Sylvania Inc., named by Complainants Samsung LED Co., Ltd. of Korea and Samsung LED America, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia).  Also, any final initial determination shall be due September 17, 2012.