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FY 2009 BPAI Performance Measures

FISCAL YEAR 2009

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences

Performance Measures
1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr
FY09 Cumulative
APPEAL PENDENCY MEASURES
Pendency of decided appeals from Appeal number assignment date to decision date (average number of months)
6.2
6.7
7.2
7.7
 
INTERFERENCE PENDENCY MEASURES
Pendency of terminated Interferences (average number of months)
9.5
11.5
9.5
10.3
10.1
Interferences Terminated in less than 2 years (% of Interferences Terminated)
100%
94.7%
89.5%
91.7%
93.7%

 

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