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FY 2013 November 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 - November 2012


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
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
1234
50
33
6
14
0
1
2
56
1228
-6
4.6
1700
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
2630
138
86
12
45
0
0
1
144
2624
-6
9.8
2100
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4089
104
75
13
26
0
0
2
116
4077
-12
15.2
2400
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4093
130
82
7
23
0
4
0
116
4107
14
15.4
2600
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
3352
80
66
15
22
0
0
3
106
3326
-26
12.4
2800
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
2214
55
30
8
11
0
0
1
50
2219
5
8.3
2900
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
81
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
81
0
0.3
3600
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4724
133
76
32
58
0
4
3
173
4684
-40
17.5
3700
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4323
134
72
29
72
0
1
4
178
4279
-44
16.0
3900*
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
121
21
18
7
1
0
1
1
28
114
-7
0.4
Board Totals
 
26861
847
538
129
274
0
11
17
969
26739
-122
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 11-30-2012
1210
128
58
13
28
0
1
10
110
1228
18
4.6
1700
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
2595
309
160
26
91
0
1
2
280
2624
29
9.8
2100
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4048
253
135
28
56
0
2
3
224
4077
29
15.2
2400
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4056
276
152
19
46
0
8
0
225
4107
51
15.4
2600
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
3309
192
113
25
34
0
0
3
175
3326
17
12.4
2800
11-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
2182
139
64
13
23
0
1
1
102
2219
37
8.3
2900
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
78
5
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
81
3
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4694
305
142
56
106
0
5
6
315
4684
-10
17.5
3700
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
4303
303
123
68
126
0
1
9
327
4279
-24
16.0
3900*
10-1-2012 to 11-30-2012
95
59
25
9
4
0
1
1
40
114
19
0.4
Board Totals
 
26570
1969
972
257
516
0
20
35
1800
26739
169
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
54.0%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
14.3%
REVERSED
28.7%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
1.1%
DISMISSED
1.9%
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 2009
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2010
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2011

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

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