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Table 25. Cases in Litigation

Cases in Litigation in Selected Courts of the United States as of September 30, 2001
TABLE 25

CASES IN LITIGATION
(Selected Courts of the United States, as of September 30, 2001)

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PATENTS
TRADEMARKS TOTAL
United States District Courts
     
 
Civil actions pending as of 9/30/01, total
17
5
22
 
Filed during FY 01
5
5
10
 
Disposals, total
15
7
22
   
Affirmed
3
1
4
   
Modified
-
-
-
   
Reversed
1
-
-
   
Remanded
-
-
-
   
Dismissed
10
6
16
   
Amicus/intervene
-
-
-
   
Examiner testimony
-
-
-
   
Transfer
1
-
-
Civil actions pending as of 9/30/01, total
7
3
10

United States Courts of Appeals /1
Ex parte cases
     
 
Cases pending as of 9/30/00
32
11
43
 
Cases filed during FY 01
44
12
56
 
Disposals, total
48
18
66
   
Affirmed
26
7
33
   
Modified
2
-
-
   
Reversed
3
1
4
   
Remanded
1
4
5
   
Dismissed
12
6
18
   
Amicus/intervene
-
-
-
   
Examiner testimony
-
-
-
   
Transfer
2
-
2
   
Writs of mandamus:
     
     
Granted
-
-
-
     
Granted-in-part
-
-
-
     
Denied
1
-
1
     
Dismissed
1
-
-
Total ex parte cases pending as of 9/30/01
28
5
33

Inter partes cases
     
 
Cases pending as of 9/30/00
62
127
189
 
Cases filed during FY 01
16
11
27
 
Disposals, total
21
13
34
   
Affirmed
8
6
14
   
Modified
0
0
-
   
Reversed
1
2
-
   
Remanded
1
0
1
   
Dismissed
11
5
16
   
Amicus/intervene
-
-
-
   
Examiner testimony
-
-
-
   
Transfer
-
-
-
   
Writs of mandamus:
     
Granted
-
-
-
     
Granted-in-part
-
-
-
     
Denied
-
-
-
     
Dismissed
-
-
-
Total inter partes cases pending as of 9/30/01
57
125
182


Total United States Courts of Appeals
cases pending as of 9/30/01

85

130

215

Supreme Court
Ex parte cases
     
 
Cases pending as of 9/30/00
1
-
1
 
Cases filed during FY 01
3
-
3
 
Disposals, total
4
-
4
   
Certiorari denied
3
-
3
   
Certiorari dismissed
-
-
-
   
Certiorari granted-affirmed
1
-
1
   
Certiorari granted-reversed
-
-
-
Cases pending as of 9/30/01
0
-
0
Notices of Suit filed in FY 2001
7,290
10,418
17,708
- Represents zero
1/ Includes Federal Circuit and others.

 

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