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FY 2013 Process Production Report

FISCAL YEAR 2013

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Process Production Report

Patent Trial and Appeal Board FY12 Actual FY13 Oct. FY13 Nov. FY13 Dec. FY13 Jan. FY13 Feb. FY13 Mar. FY13 Apr. FY13 May. FY13 Jun. FY13 Jul. FY13 Aug. FY13 Sep. FY13 Actual
CONTESTED CASES
Inter Partes Review
Petitions Filed
Monthly
 
24
24
31
26
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
17
41
65
96
122
122
122
122
122
122
122
122
122
122
 
Trials Instituted
Monthly
 
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Trials Not Instituted
Monthly
 
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Trials Disposed
Monthly
 
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Trial Cases Pending
Year-to-date
0
0
0
1
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Transitional Program for Covered Business Method
Petitions Filed
Monthly
 
5
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
8
13
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
15
 
Trials Instituted
Monthly
 
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Trials Not Instituted
Monthly
 
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Trials Disposed
Monthly
 
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Trial Cases Pending
Year-to-date
0
0
0
0
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
Interferences
Cases Declared
Monthly
 
3
2
1
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
56
3
5
6
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
9
 
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
10
8
4
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
62
10
18
22
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
25
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
53
46
40
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
37
Ex-Parte Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
10
11
5
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
115
10
21
26
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
2
12
13
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
119
2
14
27
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
34
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
22
30
29
21
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
Inter Partes Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
29
10
7
19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
162
29
39
46
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
10
17
13
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
149
10
27
40
57
57
57
57
57
57
57
57
57
57
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
64
83
76
70
72
72
72
72
72
72
72
72
72
72
Ex Parte Appeals*
Cases Received
Monthly
 
1083
826
791
998
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
12433
1083
1909
2700
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
3698
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
819
941
889
1059
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
9912
819
1760
2649
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
3708
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
26484
26748
26633
26535
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474
26474

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

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