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FY 2013 February Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2013

Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Receipts and Dispositions by Technology Centers for Ex Parte Appeals

FY 2013 Monthly Dispositions - February 2013


TECHNOLOGY CENTER REPORTING PERIOD PENDING BEGINNING MONTH APPEALS RECEIVED MONTH AFFIRMED AFFIRMED IN PART REVERSED PANEL REMANDS ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS DISMISSED TOTAL PENDING END MONTH INCREASE OR DECREASE MONTHLY PERCENT OF CASE MONTH
1600
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
1213
81
24
4
6
0
2
5
41
1253
40
4.7
1700
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
2575
160
102
19
47
0
0
2
170
2565
-10
9.7
2100
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
4059
144
80
19
25
0
1
0
125
4078
19
15.4
2400
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
4183
138
66
14
19
0
1
1
101
4220
37
15.9
2600
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
3285
102
79
14
23
0
1
2
119
3268
-17
12.3
2800
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
2189
71
45
3
11
0
0
2
61
2199
10
8.3
2900
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
86
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
85
-1
0.3
3600
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
4690
153
69
28
51
0
2
10
160
4683
-7
17.6
3700
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
4186
148
91
37
103
0
2
1
234
4100
-86
15.4
3900*
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
107
24
12
4
1
0
0
0
17
114
7
0.4
Board Totals
 
26573
1021
569
142
286
0
9
23
1029
26565
-8
100.0

FY 2013 Cumulative Dispositions

TECHNOLOGY CENTER REPORTING PERIOD PENDING BEGINNING FISCAL YEAR APPEALS RECEIVED FISCAL YEAR AFFIRMED AFFIRMED IN PART REVERSED PANEL REMANDS ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS DISMISSED TOTAL PENDING END FISCAL YEAR INCREASE OR DECREASE FISCAL YEAR PERCENT OF CASE WORKLOAD
1600
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
1210
334
169
26
69
0
3
24
291
1253
43
4.7
1700
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
2595
750
453
68
248
0
1
10
780
2565
-30
9.7
2100
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
4048
597
361
75
120
0
6
5
567
4078
30
15.4
2400
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
4056
685
342
61
100
0
13
5
521
4220
164
15.9
2600
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
3309
486
347
65
105
0
1
9
527
3268
-41
12.3
2800
2-1-2013 to 2-28-2013
2182
331
200
32
73
0
3
6
314
2199
17
8.3
2900
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
78
12
3
0
2
0
0
0
5
85
7
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
4694
808
342
140
302
0
8
27
819
4683
-11
17.6
3700
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
4303
693
331
170
379
0
4
12
896
4100
-203
15.4
3900*
10-1-2012 to 2-28-2013
95
127
63
25
17
0
1
2
108
114
19
0.4
Board Totals
 
26570
4823
2611
662
1415
0
40
100
4828
26565
-5
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
54.1%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.7%
REVERSED
29.3%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
0.8%
DISMISSED
2.1%
TOTAL
100.0%

With the exception of a limited number of appeals involving special circumstances, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is currently deciding appeals received at the Board as follows:

 

BIOTECH-Fiscal Year 2011
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2011
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2010
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2010
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2011

* Note that Technology Center 3900 is the Central Reexamination Unit (CRU).

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