Further to our June 24, 2013 post, on June 27, 2013, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2 in Certain Consumer Electronics With Display And Processing Capabilities (Inv. No. 337-TA-884).

According to the Order, ALJ Gildea set October 27, 2014 as the target date (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Gildea further indicated that the initial determination on alleged violation shall be due on June 27, 2014. In addition, ALJ Gildea directed the parties to submit discovery statements and proposed procedural schedules by July 22, 2013.  ALJ Gildea also determined that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on March 18, 2014.

Lastly, the Order also included ALJ Gildea’s ground rules governing the conduct of the investigation.