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FY 2013 September 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 - September 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
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
1358
50
29
6
16
0
2
3
56
1352
-6
5.3
1700
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
2424
123
113
15
45
0
1
1
175
2372
-52
9.3
2100
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
3994
102
93
23
47
0
0
1
164
3932
-62
15.5
2400
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
4103
116
102
16
27
0
1
0
146
4073
-30
16.0
2600
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
3291
79
80
18
42
0
0
1
141
3229
-62
12.7
2800
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
2241
51
71
13
34
0
1
1
120
2172
-69
8.5
2900
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
80
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
5
77
-3
0.3
3600
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
4507
120
93
22
66
0
1
3
185
4442
-65
17.5
3700
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
3690
135
70
35
63
0
5
2
175
3650
-40
14.3
3900*
9-1-2013 to 9-30-2013
142
33
24
4
6
0
3
0
37
138
-4
0.5
Board Totals
 
25830
811
680
152
346
0
14
12
1204
25437
-393
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 9-30-2013
1210
736
303
58
169
0
9
55
594
1352
142
5.3
1700
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
2595
1694
1148
153
577
1
10
28
1917
2372
-223
9.3
2100
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
4048
1372
878
195
390
0
14
11
1488
3932
-116
15.5
2400
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
4056
1468
951
176
292
2
19
11
1451
4073
17
16.0
2600
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
3309
1158
777
152
274
0
11
24
1238
3229
-80
12.7
2800
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
2182
771
478
83
191
0
10
19
781
2172
-10
8.5
2900
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
78
23
17
0
7
0
0
0
24
77
-1
0.3
3600
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
4694
1869
949
361
734
0
21
56
2121
4442
-252
17.5
3700
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
4303
1668
899
458
910
0
16
38
2321
3650
-653
14.3
3900*
10-1-2012 to 9-30-2013
95
331
176
56
41
3
8
4
288
138
46
0.5
Board Totals
 
26570
11090
6576
1692
3585
6
118
246
12223
25437
-1133
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
53.8%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.8%
REVERSED
29.3%
PANEL REMANDS
0.1%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
1.0%
DISMISSED
2.0%
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 2012
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2012
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2010
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2010
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2012

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

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