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FY 2013 May 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 - May 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
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
1314
54
18
2
12
0
1
2
35
1333
19
5.1
1700
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
2479
130
65
10
60
0
0
2
137
2472
-7
9.5
2100
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
4065
102
62
18
35
0
3
1
119
4048
-17
15.5
2400
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
4174
102
72
13
19
0
1
3
108
4168
-6
16.0
2600
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
3289
77
62
11
14
0
1
1
89
3277
-12
12.5
2800
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
2198
61
35
3
9
0
2
1
50
2209
11
8.5
2900
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
86
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
88
2
0.3
3600
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
4619
150
77
27
77
0
1
3
185
4584
-35
17.6
3700
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
3897
143
94
35
75
0
0
5
209
3831
-66
14.7
3900*
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
109
29
19
6
5
2
0
1
33
105
-4
0.4
Board Totals
 
26230
850
504
125
306
2
9
19
965
26115
-115
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 5-31-2013
1210
513
217
34
96
0
6
37
390
1333
123
5.1
1700
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
2595
1152
734
103
415
1
3
19
1275
2472
-123
9.5
2100
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
4048
951
580
128
224
0
11
8
951
4048
0
15.5
2400
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
4056
1015
586
114
178
1
14
10
903
4168
112
16.0
2600
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
3309
772
521
102
159
0
6
16
804
3277
-32
12.5
2800
5-1-2013 to 5-31-2013
2182
529
318
50
117
0
7
10
502
2209
27
8.5
2900
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
78
18
4
0
4
0
0
0
8
88
10
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
4694
1274
603
234
489
0
13
45
1384
4584
-110
17.6
3700
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
4303
1110
611
309
627
0
5
30
1582
3831
-472
14.7
3900*
10-1-2012 to 5-31-2013
95
193
104
42
27
3
3
4
183
105
10
0.4
Board Totals
 
26570
7527
4278
1116
2336
5
68
179
7982
26115
-455
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
53.6%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
14.0%
REVERSED
29.3%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
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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