Further to our February 1, 2013 and February 8, 2013 posts, on February 28, 2013, ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr. issued Order No. 6 in Certain Wireless Devices With 3G and/or 4G Capabilities and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-868).

In the Order, ALJ Rogers set the procedural schedule for the investigation and included provisions for the early exchange of claim construction terms and proposed constructions.  The procedural schedule also provides that the evidentiary hearing in this investigation will commence on December 16, 2013; the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on February 4, 2014; and the target date for completion of the investigation is June 4, 2014 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).