Further to our November 16, 2012 post, on November 28, 2012, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 3 in Certain Cases for Portable Electronic Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-861).

In the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation.  The ALJ determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on August 12, 2013, any final initial determination will issue no later than November 15, 2013, and the target date for completion of the investigation is March 17, 2014 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).