FY 2005 Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2005

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

FY 2005 Monthly Dispositions - September 2005

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
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
156
10
17
3
21
2
1
6
50
116
-40
13.2
1700
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
161
19
44
8
19
9
0
1
81
99
-62
11.2
2100
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
92
16
20
2
22
2
0
0
46
62
-30
7.0
2600
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
142
2
22
5
23
2
0
1
53
91
-51
10.3
2800
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
93
36
18
5
20
2
0
0
45
84
-9
9.6
2900
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
12
14
4
0
3
0
0
0
7
19
7
2.2
3600
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
241
149
23
9
23
6
3
0
64
326
85
37.0
3700
9-1-05 to 9-30-05
136
0
19
8
20
3
0
1
51
85
-51
9.7
Board Totals
1033
246
167
40
151
26
4
9
397
882
-151
100.0




FY 2005 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
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
208
350
124
22
171
23
11
87
438
120
-88
13.6
1700
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
74
534
283
46
133
35
5
10
512
96
22
10.9
2100
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
250
226
138
65
210
10
4
1
428
48
-202
5.4
2600
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
147
337
142
76
166
9
5
3
401
83
-64
9.4
2800
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
57
382
159
47
122
6
4
2
340
99
42
11.2
2900
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
4
29
8
0
4
0
0
0
12
21
17
2.4
3600
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
206
657
162
67
251
33
13
3
529
334
128
37.9
3700
10-1-04 TO 9-30-05
39
319
105
43
106
13
5
5
277
81
42
9.2
Board Totals
985
2834
1121
366
1163
129
47
111
2937
882
-103
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
38.2%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
12.5%
REVERSED
39.6%
PANEL REMANDS
4.4%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
1.6%
DISMISSED
3.8%
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 2005
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2005
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2005
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2005
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2005

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