uspto.gov
Skip over navigation

FY 2003 Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2003

Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
Receipts and Dispositions by Technology Centers for Ex Parte Appeals

FY 2003 Monthly Dispositions - September 2003

TECHNOLOGY CENTER
REPORTING PERIOD
PENDING BEGINNING MONTH
APPEALS RECEIVED MONTH
AFFIRMED
MODIFIED*
REVERSED
PANEL REMANDS
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
DISMISSED
TOTAL
PENDING END MONTH
INCREASE OR DECREASE MONTHLY
PERCENT OF CASE MONTH
1600
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
424
22
32
9
33
9
1
0
84
362
-62
18.4
1700
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
224
24
63
9
26
7
0
0
105
143
-81
7.3
2100
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
430
14
10
5
24
3
1
1
44
400
-30
20.3
2600
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
503
24
17
4
25
4
3
0
53
474
-29
24.1
2800
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
256
52
40
4
29
6
1
3
83
225
-31
11.4
2900
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
4
1
0
0
3
0
0
0
3
2
-2
0.1
3600
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
255
27
19
9
31
3
2
3
67
215
-40
10.9
3700
9-1-03 to 9-30-03
218
11
32
10
32
8
0
0
82
147
-71
7.5
Board Totals
 
2314
175
213
50
203
40
8
7
521
1968
-346
100.0




FY 2003 Cumulative Dispositions

TECHNOLOGY CENTER
REPORTING PERIOD
PENDING BEGINNING FISCAL YEAR
APPEALS RECEIVED FISCAL YEAR
AFFIRMED
MODIFIED*
REVERSED
PANEL REMANDS
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
DISMISSED
TOTAL
PENDING END FISCAL YEAR
INCREASE OR DECREASE FISCAL YEAR
PERCENT OF CASE WORKLOAD
1600
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
463
445
165
47
255
42
19
18
546
362
-101
18.4
1700
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
654
523
598
90
250
62
24
10
1034
143
-511
7.3
2100
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
425
293
92
33
148
11
30
4
318
400
-25
20.3
2600
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
575
351
123
58
197
18
46
10
452
474
-101
24.1
2800
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
483
299
212
61
209
28
38
9
557
225
-258
11.4
2900
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
5
25
13
0
14
0
1
0
28
2
-3
0.1
3600
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
244
415
90
62
212
31
43
6
444
215
-29
10.9
3700
10-1-02 TO 9-30-03
241
370
118
62
219
30
31
4
464
147
-94
7.5
Board Totals
 
3090
2721
1411
413
1504
222
232
61
3843
1968
-1122
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
36.7%
MODIFIED*
10.7%
REVERSED
39.1%
PANEL REMANDS
5.8%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
6.0%
DISMISSED
1.6%
TOTAL
100.0%

* Affirmed-in-Part

Of the 1968 pending appeals, 1796 are currently assigned to administrative patent judge dockets.
With the exception of a limited number of appeals involving special circumstances, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences is currently deciding appeals received at the Board as follows:

BIOTECH - Fiscal Year 2002
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2003
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2002
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2003
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2003

>>Click here for a Printer Friendly Version of this spreadsheet in an Adobe Acrobat pdf format<<

United States Patent and Trademark Office
This page is owned by Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Last Modified: 3/15/2010 4:46:57 PM