• ALJ Gildea Sets Revised Procedural Schedule in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide and Parental Controls Technology (337-TA-747)
  • May 5, 2011 | Author: Eric W. Schweibenz
  • Law Firm: Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. - Alexandria Office
  • On April 27, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 14: Setting Revised Procedural Schedule in Certain Products Containing Interactive Program Guide And Parental Controls Technology (Inv. No. 337-TA-747).

    By way of background, the Complainant in this investigation is Rovi Corporation, Rovi Guides, Inc., and United Video Properties, Inc. -- all of Santa Clara, California -- and Index Systems, Inc. of the British Virgin Islands.  The Respondents in this investigation are Toshiba Corp. of Japan, Toshiba America, Inc. of New York, New York, Toshiba America Consumer Products, L.L.C. of Wayne, New Jersey, and Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. of Irvine, California.

    In the Order, ALJ Gildea set the revised procedural schedule for the investigation and provided for a Markman hearing and technology tutorials on May 18, 2011.  According to the revised schedule, the evidentiary hearing will commence on January 12, 2012, any final initial determination is due no later than April 13, 2012, and the target date for completion of the investigation is August 13, 2012.