FY 2001 Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2001

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

FY 2001 Monthly Dispositions - September 2001

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
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
845
13
17
4
39
13
4
0
77
781
-64
15.5
1700
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
1733
33
99
11
59
13
2
0
184
1582
-151
31.3
2100
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
540
38
7
6
19
2
1
0
35
543
3
10.8
2600
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
698
31
5
7
35
3
1
0
51
678
-20
13.4
2800
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
908
31
23
8
25
4
0
0
60
879
-29
17.4
2900
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
23
1
9
0
4
0
0
0
13
11
-12
0.2
3600
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
269
16
9
13
30
9
0
0
61
224
-45
4.4
3700
9-1-01 to 9-30-01
395
55
35
18
30
15
0
0
98
352
-43
7.0
Board Totals
5411
218
204
67
241
59
8
0
579
5050
-361
100.0




FY 2001 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
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
716
776
169
44
283
172
43
0
711
781
65
15.5
1700
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
2413
819
669
101
480
352
48
0
1650
1582
-831
31.3
2100
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
544
335
76
33
136
83
8
0
336
543
-1
10.8
2600
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
871
386
125
67
256
120
11
0
579
678
-193
13.4
2800
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
996
660
234
72
284
169
17
0
776
879
-116
17.4
2900
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
36
26
25
6
16
4
0
0
51
11
-25
0.2
3600
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
322
323
85
60
195
75
6
0
421
224
-98
4.4
3700
10-1-00 TO 9-30-01
424
530
158
82
234
118
10
0
602
352
-72
7.0
Board Totals
6322
3855
1541
465
1884
1093
143
0
5126
5050
-1272
100.0


% Decisions-Fiscal Year to Date
AFFD
MODIFIED*
REV
REMANDS
DISM
W/D
30.1
9.1
36.8
21.3
2.8
0.0

* Affirmed-in-Part

Of the 5050 pending appeals, 2224 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:

BIOTECH - Fiscal Year 1999
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 1998
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 1999
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2000
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2001

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