Further to our August 10 and August 15, 2011 posts, on September 14, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 4:  Setting Procedural Schedule in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797).

In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the procedural schedule for the investigation, including deadlines for Markman briefing and a Markman hearing (which is scheduled to commence on February 7, 2012).  ALJ Gildea also determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on August 8, 2012, any final initial determination will issue no later than November 7, 2012, and the target date for completion of the investigation is March 7, 2013.