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Table 25: Cases in Litigation

 

  (Selected Courts of the United States, as of September 30, 2005)
COURT PATENTS TRADEMARKS OED TOTAL
United States District Courts
       
   Civil actions pending as of 9/30/04,
   total
    15
     1
1
    17
   Filed during FY 2005
    11
     2
1
    14
   Disposals, total
     14
      1
1
     16
      Affirmed
     2
     1
1
     4
      Reversed
     -
     -
-
     -
      Remanded
     -
     -
-
     -
      Dismissed
    11
     -
-
    11
      Amicus/intervene
     -
     -
-
     -
      Transfer
     1
     -
-
     1
   Civil actions pending as of 9/30/05,
   total
    12
     2
1
    15

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   Ex parte cases
 
 
 
 
      Cases pending as of 9/30/04
    29
     7
1
    37
      Cases filed during FY 2005
    36
     9
2
    47
      Disposals, total
     40
     12
2
     54
         Affirmed
    19
     7
1
    27
         Reversed
     -
     -
-
     -
         Remanded
     6
     2
-
     8
         Dismissed
    12
     2
1
    15
         Vacated
     -
     1
-
     1
         Transfer
     1
     -
-
     1
         Writs of mandamus:
     -
     -
-
     -
            Granted
     -
     -
-
     -
            Granted-in-part
     -
     -
-
     -
            Denied
     2
     -
-
     2
            Dismissed
     -
     -
-
     -
   Total ex parte cases pending as of
   9/30/05
    25
     4
1
    30
   Inter partes cases
 
 
 
 
      Cases pending as of 9/30/04
    10
    15
-
    25
      Cases filed during FY 2005
     7
    21
-
    28
      Disposals, total
    12
    23
-
    35
         Affirmed
     1
    10
-
    11
         Reversed
     -
     2
-
     2
         Remanded
     5
     1
-
     6
         Dismissed
     6
     9
-
    15
         Amicus/intervene
     -
     -
-
     -
         Transferred
     -
     1
-
     1
   Total inter partes cases pending as of
   9/30/05
     5
    13
-
    18
Total United States Courts of Appeals cases pending as of 9/30/05
    30
    17
-
    48
Supreme Court
 
 
 
 
   Ex parte cases
 
 
 
 
      Cases pending as of 9/30/04
     1
     -
-
     1
      Cases filed during FY 2005
     3
     -
-
     3
      Disposals, total
     1
     -
-
     1
   Cases pending as of 9/30/05, total
     3
     -
-
     3
Notices of Suit filed in FY 2005
 2,115
 1,766
-
 3,881


Notes:

- Represents zero.
1: Includes Federal Circuit and others.  (back to text) 

 

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