On October 17, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 5 in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices, And Tablet Computers (Inv. No. 337-TA-794).

In the Order, ALJ Gildea set January 10-11, 2012 as the date for the Markman hearing determining that “an early Markman hearing would be useful in this Investigation considering the large number of asserted claims.”  ALJ Gildea’s Order also included a revised procedural schedule and the rules governing the Markman briefing and hearing.