On February 4, 2014, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 3 in Certain Wireless Devices, Including Mobile Phones And Tablets II (Inv. No. 337-TA-905).
By way of background, the investigation is based on a complaint filed by Pragmatus Mobile, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia alleging violations of Section 337 in the importation into the U.S. and sale of certain wireless devices, including mobile phones and tablets, that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,149,124 and 8,466,795. See our December 19, 2013 and January 23, 2014 posts for more details on the complaint and notice of investigation, respectively.
According to the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation. Specifically, ALJ Pender determined that a Markman hearing will commence on May 6, 2014; the evidentiary hearing will commence on September 22, 2014; any final initial determination will issue no later than January 26, 2015; and the target date for completing this investigation is May 26, 2015 (which is approximately sixteen months after institution of the investigation).