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FY 2009 Process Production Report

FISCAL YEAR 2009

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
Process Production Report

Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences FY08 Actual FY09 Oct. FY09 Nov. FY09 Dec. FY09 Jan. FY09 Feb. FY09 Mar. FY09 Apr. FY09 May. FY09 Jun. FY09 Jul. FY09 Aug. FY09 Sep. FY09 Actual
CONTESTED CASES
Interferences
Cases Declared
Monthly
 
1
4
9
1
11
5
3
2
6
5
5
3
 
Year-to-date
66
1
5
14
15
26
31
34
36
42
47
52
55
55
 
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
2
3
8
2
7
10
7
8
4
0
6
6
 
Year-to-date
74
2
5
13
15
22
32
39
47
51
51
57
63
63
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
52
51
52
53
52
56
51
47
41
43
48
47
44
44
Ex-Parte Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
15
12
10
7
9
7
9
18
11
2
8
11
 
Year-to-date
86
15
27
37
44
53
60
69
87
98
100
108
119
119
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
3
4
8
10
15
0
3
6
12
8
12
15
 
Year-to-date
40
3
7
15
25
40
40
43
49
61
69
81
96
96
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
55
67
75
77
74
68
75
81
93
92
86
82
78
78
Inter Partes Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
1
1
3
3
1
3
0
0
0
2
0
1
 
Year-to-date
4
1
2
5
8
9
12
12
12
12
14
14
15
15
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
0
0
2
0
0
0
1
1
2
1
1
1
 
Year-to-date
1
0
0
2
2
2
2
3
4
6
7
8
9
9
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
4
5
6
7
10
11
14
13
12
10
11
10
10
10
Ex Parte Appeals*
Cases Received
Monthly
 
1078
854
914
922
1131
1381
2967
1623
1341
1230
969
939
 
Year-to-date
6295
1078
1932
2846
3768
4899
6280
9247
10870
12211
13441
14410
15349
15349
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
231
394
530
465
527
823
458
516
663
605
704
841
 
Year-to-date
4899
231
625
1155
1620
2147
2970
3428
3944
4607
5212
5916
6757
6757
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
3897
4744
5204
5588
6045
6649
7207
9716
10823
11501
12126
12391
12489
12489

* Ex parte appeals of applications for patents, not including ex parte reexamination or inter partes reexamination appeals.

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