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Table 23. Summary of Contested Trademark Cases

Summary of Contested Trademark Cases within the Patent and Trademark Office as of September 30, 2001
TABLE 23

SUMMARY OF CONTESTED TRADEMARK CASES
(Within the Patent and Trademark Office, as of September 30, 2001)

ACTIVITY

EX PARTE

CANCELLATIONS

USE INTERFERENCE OPPOSITION TOTAL
Cases pending as of 9/30/01, total
1,965
2,461
89
-
7,260
11,775
Cases filed during FY 2001
3,046
1,437
5
-
4,038
8,526
Disposals during FY 2001, total
2,783
1,606
9
-
4,885
9,283
 
Before hearing
654
22
-
-
78
754
 
After hearing
2,129
1,584
9
-
4,807
8,529
Cases pending as of 9/30/01, total
2,228
2,292
85
-
6,413
11,018
 
Awaiting decision
46
6
0
-
16
68
 
In process before hearing /1
2,182
2,286
85
-
6,397
10,950

Requests for extension of time to oppose
25,322
- Represents zero
1/ Includes suspended cases.

 

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