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FY 2013 January 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 - January 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
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
1213
69
42
5
17
0
0
5
69
1213
0
4.6
1700
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
2601
155
102
13
63
0
0
3
181
2575
-26
9.7
2100
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
4053
122
84
12
19
0
1
0
116
4059
6
15.3
2400
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
4143
137
63
15
18
0
0
1
97
4183
40
15.7
2600
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
3296
114
86
13
23
0
0
3
125
3285
-11
12.4
2800
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
2194
72
45
7
21
0
2
2
77
2189
-5
8.2
2900
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
81
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
86
5
0.3
3600
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
4694
194
81
33
78
0
0
6
198
4690
-4
17.6
3700
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
4252
130
65
46
82
0
1
2
196
4186
-66
15.8
3900*
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
99
32
16
4
4
0
0
0
24
107
8
0.4
Board Totals
 
26626
1030
584
148
325
0
4
22
1083
26573
-53
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 1-31-2013
1210
253
145
22
63
0
1
19
250
1213
3
4.6
1700
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
2595
590
351
49
201
0
1
8
610
2575
-20
9.7
2100
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
4048
453
281
56
95
0
5
5
442
4059
11
15.3
2400
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
4056
547
276
47
81
0
12
4
420
4183
127
15.7
2600
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
3309
384
268
51
82
0
0
7
408
3285
-24
12.4
2800
1-1-2013 to 1-31-2013
2182
260
155
29
62
0
3
4
253
2189
7
8.2
2900
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
78
12
2
0
2
0
0
0
4
86
8
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
4694
655
273
112
251
0
6
17
659
4690
-4
17.6
3700
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
4303
545
240
133
276
0
2
11
662
4186
-117
15.8
3900*
10-1-2012 to 1-31-2013
95
103
51
21
16
0
1
2
91
107
12
0.4
Board Totals
 
26570
3802
2042
520
1129
0
31
77
3799
26573
3
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
53.8%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.7%
REVERSED
29.7%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
0.8%
DISMISSED
2.0%
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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