FY 2007 Ex Parte OG Report

FISCAL YEAR 2007

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

FY 2007 Monthly Dispositions - September 2007

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
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
201
123
37
5
14
3
1
2
62
262
61
10.4
1700
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
330
86
103
19
22
5
1
0
150
266
-64
10.6
2100
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
594
46
36
14
30
5
2
1
88
552
-42
22.0
2600
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
357
29
20
11
6
0
1
0
38
348
-9
13.9
2800
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
235
54
21
8
3
1
1
0
34
255
20
10.2
2900
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
11
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
2
0.5
3600
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
535
102
34
13
21
3
4
0
75
562
27
22.4
3700
9-1-07 to 9-30-07
283
42
33
12
25
1
1
0
72
253
-30
10.1
Board Totals
2546
484
284
82
121
18
11
3
519
2511
-35
100.0




FY 2007 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
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
132
520
216
38
94
14
5
23
390
262
130
10.4
1700
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
260
892
600
77
150
43
12
4
886
266
6
10.6
2100
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
209
973
302
105
191
15
12
5
630
552
343
22.0
2600
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
72
539
151
50
51
8
2
1
263
348
276
13.9
2800
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
121
408
153
35
66
13
6
1
274
255
134
10.2
2900
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
11
14
9
0
1
2
0
0
12
13
2
0.5
3600
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
372
760
260
81
201
15
8
5
570
562
190
22.4
3700
10-1-06 TO 9-30-07
180
533
237
83
121
10
5
4
460
253
73
10.1
Board Totals
1357
4639
1928
469
875
120
50
43
3485
2511
1154
100.0


Disposition
% Decisions Fiscal Year to Date
AFFIRMED
55.3%
AFFIRMED-IN-PART
13.5%
REVERSED
25.1%
PANEL REMANDS
3.4%
ADMINISTRATIVE REMANDS
1.4%
DISMISSED
1.2%
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 2007
CHEMICAL - Fiscal Year 2007
ELECTRICAL - Fiscal Year 2007
MECHANICAL - Fiscal Year 2007
DESIGN - Fiscal Year 2007

>>Click here for a Printer Friendly Version of this spreadsheet in an Adobe Acrobat pdf format<<