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FY 2014 November Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2014

Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Receipts and Dispositions by Technology Centers for Ex Parte Appeals

FY 2014 Monthly Dispositions - November 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
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
1346
42
13
3
6
0
1
0
23
1365
19
5.4
1700
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
2408
102
40
6
18
0
2
1
67
2443
35
9.7
2100
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3915
98
58
14
32
0
0
1
105
3908
-7

15.5

2400
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
4079
98
49
4
11
0
0
1
65
4112
33
16.3
2600
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3243
81
54
12
17
0
0
2
85
3239
-4
12.8
2800
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
2125
56
53
10
28
0
1
0
92
2089
-36
8.3
2900
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
77
6
4
0
0
0
0
0
4
79
2
0.3
3600
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
4389
111
71
34
70
0
0
4
179
4321
-68
17.1
3700
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3611
115
61
26
51
0
0
2
140
3586
-25
14.2
3900*
11-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
131
18
13
4
5
0
0
1
23
126
-5
0.5
Board Totals
 
25324
727
416
113
238
0
4
12
783
25268
-56
100.0

FY 2014 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
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
1351
87
34
8
21
0
2
8
73
1365
14
5.4
1700
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
2372
224
97
8
43
0
3
2
153
2443
71
9.7
2100
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3932
197
126
26
63
0
1
5
221
3908
-24
15.5
2400
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
4073
189
105
9
30
0
3
3
150
4112
39
16.3
2600
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3228
176
100
27
34
0
1
3
165
3239
11
12.8
2800
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
2177
115
121
21
59
0
1
1
203
2089
-88
8.3
2900
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
77
7
4
0
1
0
0
0
5
79
2
0.3
3600
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
4441
216
143
56
131
0
1
5
336
4321
-120
17.1
3700
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
3648
212
124
48
97
0
2
3
274
3586
-62
14.2
3900*
10-1-2013 to 11-30-2013
138
35
25
8
11
0
0
3
47
126
-12
0.5
Board Totals
 
25437
1458
879
211
490
0
14
33
1627
25268
-169
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
54.0%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.0%
REVERSED
30.1%
PANEL REMANDS
0.0%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
0.9%
DISMISSED
2.0%
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 2012
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2012
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2011
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2011
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2012

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

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