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FY 2013 March 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 - March 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
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
1253
41
15
4
9
0
1
7
36
1258
5
4.8
1700
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
2565
94
126
13
62
0
0
6
207
2452
-113
9.4
2100
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
4078
88
104
20
34
0
0
1
159
4007
-71
15.4
2400
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
4220
88
93
23
32
0
0
2
150
4158
-62
16.0
2600
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
3268
72
57
11
30
0
0
2
100
3240
-28
12.5
2800
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
2199
43
42
7
17
0
1
1
68
2174
-25
8.4
2900
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
85
3
1
0
2
0
0
0
3
85
0
0.3
3600
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
4683
118
94
45
59
0
2
9
209
4592
-91
17.7
3700
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
4100
97
97
62
101
0
1
6
267
3930
-170
15.1
3900*
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
114
20
9
6
2
1
2
1
21
113
-1
0.4
Board Totals
 
26565
664
638
191
348
1
7
35
1220
26009
-556
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 3-31-2013
1210
375
184
30
78
0
4
31
327
1258
48
4.8
1700
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
2595
844
579
81
310
0
1
16
987
2452
-143
9.4
2100
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
4048
685
465
95
154
0
6
6
726
4007
-41
15.4
2400
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
4056
773
435
84
132
0
13
7
671
4158
102
16.0
2600
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
3309
558
404
76
135
0
1
11
627
3240
-69
12.5
2800
3-1-2013 to 3-31-2013
2182
374
242
39
90
0
4
7
382
2174
-8
8.4
2900
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
78
15
4
0
4
0
0
0
8
85
7
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
4694
926
436
185
361
0
10
36
1028
4592
-102
17.7
3700
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
4303
790
428
232
480
0
5
18
1163
3930
-373
15.1
3900*
10-1-2012 to 3-31-2013
95
147
72
31
19
1
3
3
129
113
18
0.4
Board Totals
 
26570
5487
3249
853
1763
1
47
135
6048
26009
-561
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
53.7%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
14.1%
REVERSED
29.2%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
0.8%
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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