uspto.gov
Skip over navigation

Table 23: Summary of Contested Trademark Cases

 

 TABLE 23: SUMMARY OF CONTESTED TRADEMARK CASES
(Within the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as of September 30, 2006)
ACTIVITY
EX PARTE CANCELLATIONS USE INTERFERENCE OPPOSITION TOTAL
Cases pending as of 9/30/05, total 2,900 1,732 101 - 6,122 10,855
Cases filed during FY 2006 2,824 1,426  43 - 6,581 10,874
Disposals during FY 2006, total 2,766 1,359  29 - 5,224  9,378
Before hearing 2,301 1,345  27 - 5,144  8,817
After hearing   465    14   2 -    80    561
Cases pending as of 9/30/06, total 2,958 1,799 115 - 7,479 12,351
Awaiting decision    50    16   - -    51    117
In process before hearing  Read Footnote 1 1 2,908 1,783 115 - 7,428 12,234

Requests for extension of time to oppose
    -     -   - -     - 22,508

Notes:

- Represents zero.

 1: Includes suspended cases.  (back to text) 

< Previous Page | Next Page >

United States Patent and Trademark Office
This page is owned by Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
Last Modified: 11/4/2009 10:58:21 AM