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FY 2013 October 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 - October 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
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
1210
78
25
7
14
0
0
8
54
1234
24
4.6
1700
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
2595
171
74
14
46
0
1
1
136
2630
35
9.8
2100
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4048
149
60
15
30
0
2
1
108
4089
41
15.2
2400
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4056
146
70
12
23
0
4
0
109
4093
37
15.2
2600
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
3309
112
47
10
12
0
0
0
69
3352
43
12.5
2800
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
2182
84
34
5
12
0
1
0
52
2214
32
8.2
2900
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
78
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
81
3
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4694
172
66
24
48
0
1
3
142
4724
30
17.6
3700
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4303
169
51
39
54
0
0
5
149
4323
20
16.1
3900*
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
95
38
7
2
3
0
0
0
12
121
26
0.5
Board Totals
 
26570
1122
434
128
242
0
9
18
831
26861
291
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 10-31-2012
1210
78
25
7
14
0
0
8
54
1234
24
4.6
1700
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
2595
171
74
14
46
0
1
1
136
2630
35
9.8
2100
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4048
149
60
15
30
0
2
1
108
4089
41
15.2
2400
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4056
146
70
12
23
0
4
0
109
4093
37
15.2
2600
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
3309
112
47
10
12
0
0
0
69
3352
43
12.5
2800
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
2182
84
34
5
12
0
1
0
52
2214
32
8.2
2900
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
78
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
81
3
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4694
172
66
24
48
0
1
3
142
4724
30
17.6
3700
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
4303
169
51
39
54
0
0
5
149
4323
20
16.1
3900*
10-1-2012 to 10-31-2012
95
38
7
2
3
0
0
0
12
121
26
0.5
Board Totals
 
26570
1122
434
128
242
0
9
18
831
26861
291
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
52.2%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
15.4%
REVERSED
29.1%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
1.1%
DISMISSED
2.2%
TOTAL
100.0%

With the exception of a limited number of appeals involving special circumstances, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences 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 2010

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

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