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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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
17
41
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
65
 
Trials 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 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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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
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 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
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
Interferences
Cases Declared
Monthly
 
3
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
56
3
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
 
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
10
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
62
10
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
18
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
53
46
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
40
Ex-Parte Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
10
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
115
10
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
21
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
2
11
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
119
2
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
13
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
22
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
30
Inter Partes Reexam Appeals
Cases Received
Monthly
 
29
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
162
29
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
39
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
10
17
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
149
10
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
27
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
64
83
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
76
Ex Parte Appeals*
Cases Received
Monthly
 
1083
826
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
12433
1083
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
1909
Cases Disposed
Monthly
 
819
941
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
Year-to-date
9912
819
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
1760
Cases Pending
Year-to-date
26484
26748
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633
26633

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

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