FY 2000 Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2000

Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences
Receipts and Dispositions by Technology Centers for Ex Parte Appeals

FY 2000 Monthly Dispositions - September 2000

TECHNOLOGY CENTER
REPORTING PERIOD
PENDING BEGINNING MONTH
APPEALS RECEIVED MONTH
AFFIRMED
MODIFIED*
REVERSED
REMANDS
DISMISSED
WITHDRAWALS
TOTAL
PENDING END MONTH
INCREASE OR DECREASE MONTHLY
PERCENT OF CASE MONTH
1600
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
1291
64
22
6
42
22
5
0
97
1258
-33
15.1
1700
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
3428
74
85
16
43
40
13
0
197
3305
-123
39.6
2700
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
1655
86
8
19
40
27
3
0
97
1644
-11
19.7
2800
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
1229
65
23
4
32
28
0
0
87
1207
-22
14.5
2900
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
38
3
0
0
1
2
0
0
3
38
0
0.5
3600
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
393
38
11
11
21
12
1
0
56
375
-18
4.5
3700
9-1-00 to 9-30-00
553
60
27
10
36
21
2
0
96
517
-36
6.2
Board Totals
8587
390
176
66
215
152
24
0
633
8344
-243
100.0




FY 2000 Cumulative Dispositions

TECHNOLOGY CENTER
REPORTING PERIOD
PENDING BEGINNING FISCAL YEAR
APPEALS RECEIVED FISCAL YEAR
AFFIRMED
MODIFIED*
REVERSED
REMANDS
DISMISSED
WITHDRAWALS
TOTAL
PENDING END FISCAL YEAR
INCREASE OR DECREASE FISCAL YEAR
PERCENT OF CASE WORKLOAD
1600
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
1334
464
151
34
194
121
38
2
540
1258
-76
15.1
1700
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
3420
1234
515
123
361
284
64
2
1349
3305
-115
39.7
2700
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
1726
717
159
106
334
174
25
1
799
1644
-82
19.6
2800
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
1297
525
151
60
231
159
14
0
615
1207
-90
14.5
2900
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
33
70
28
0
15
21
1
0
65
38
5
0.4
3600
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
358
508
117
74
182
106
12
0
491
375
17
4.3
3700
10-1-99 TO 9-30-00
721
522
190
107
271
142
16
0
726
517
-204
6.3
Board Totals
8889
4040
1311
504
1588
1007
170
5
4585
8344
-545
100.0


% Decisions-Fiscal Year to Date
AFFD
MODIFIED*
REV
REMANDS
DISM
W/D
29.2
10.4
38.9
18.3
3.1
0.2

* Affirmed-in-Part

Of the 6321 pending appeals, 1900 are currently assigned to administrative patent judge dockets.
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:

CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 1997
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 1998
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 1999
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2000

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