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Exam Results

The registration examination is presently administered under two venues:  computer-based and paper-based.  A commercial test delivery provider administers the computer-based registration examination.  After an applicant has been admitted to an exam, a test taker is able to schedule an examination appointment using a date of their choice within a date range, and may select the appointment location from a number of testing centers.  In addition, the USPTO administers a paper-based registration examination. The USPTO paper-based registration examination is offered once a fiscal year at a date and location that is specified and announced before examination applications under that venue are accepted.

Examination results will now be reported by fiscal year inclusive of both examination administration venues, as compared to prior reexamination results notices which were reported by venue.

Below is the combined analysis by fiscal year of the total registration examinations administered under both venues, and the percentage of those that passed.

                  

Exam Results by Fiscal Year

 Computer and the yearly USPTO administered examination

Fiscal Year

Number of Exams

Percent Pass

2013 2766 46.8%

2012

3365

53.8%

2011 2716 56.0%

2010

3120

59.4%

2009

3357

59.6%

2008

3634

56.6%

2007

3192

55.6%

2006

2923

58.8%

2005

2673

57.4%

2004

292

51.4%

  

Prior Exam Results Notices

Notice of 15OCT2003 Exam Results (Posted 23DEC2003)

Notice of 15APR2003 Exam Results (Posted 06JUN2003)

Notice of 16OCT2002 Exam Results (Posted 06DEC2002)

Notice of 17APR2002 Exam Results (Posted 05JUN2002)

Notice of 17OCT2001 Exam Results (Posted 07DEC2001)

Notice of 18APR2001 Exam Results (Posted 05JUN2001)

Notice of 18OCT2000 Exam Results (Posted 01DEC2000)

Notice of April 2000 Exam Results (Posted 27JUN2000)

Notice of November 1999 Exam Results (Posted 05JAN2000)

Notice of April 1999 Exam Results

Notice of August 1998 Exam Results

Notice of August 1997 Exam Results

 

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