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FY 2013 July 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 - Jul 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
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
1321
71
12
4
14
0
0
7
37
1355
34
5.2
1700
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
2465
142
102
8
43
0
1
1
155
2452
-13
9.4
2100
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
4011
120
72
15
35
0
1
2
125
4006
-5
15.4
2400
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
4123
123
77
13
22
1
0
1
114
4132
9
15.9
2600
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
3269
118
57
11
24
0
2
2
96
3291
22
12.7
2800
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
2219
80
26
4
11
0
2
1
44
2255
36
8.7
2900
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
87
1
3
0
2
0
0
0
5
83
-4
0.3
3600
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
4549
178
89
35
60
0
3
4
191
4536
-13
17.4
3700
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
3743
176
66
33
77
0
2
1
179
3740
-3
14.4
3900*
7-1-2013 to 7-31-2013
123
39
11
1
3
0
1
0
16
146
23
0.6
Board Totals
 
25910
1048
515
124
291
1
12
19
962
25996
86
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 7-31-2013
1210
635
258
46
130
0
7
49
490
1355
145
5.2
1700
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
2595
1437
932
121
497
1
6
23
1580
2452
-143
9.4
2100
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
4048
1162
732
156
293
0
13
10
1204
4006
-42
15.4
2400
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
4056
1241
770
139
229
2
14
11
1165
4132
76
15.9
2600
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
3309
976
644
122
199
0
9
20
994
3291
-18
12.7
2800
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
2182
666
370
63
138
0
9
13
593
2255
73
8.7
2900
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
78
20
8
0
7
0
0
0
15
83
5
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
4694
1597
785
297
603
0
17
53
1755
4536
-158
17.4
3700
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
4303
1409
758
390
779
0
10
35
1972
3740
-563
14.4
3900*
10-1-2012 to 7-31-2013
95
272
130
48
31
3
5
4
221
146
51
0.6
Board Totals
 
26570
9415
5387
1382
2906
6
90
218
9989
25996
-574
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
53.9%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.8%
REVERSED
29.1%
PANEL REMANDS
0.1%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
0.9%
DISMISSED
2.2%
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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