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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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TABLE 13B: INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION

TABLE 13B: INTER PARTES REEXAMINATION
(FY 2005 - FY 2009)
Activity 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Requests filed, total 59 70 126 168 258

Determinations on requests, total
57 47 119 150 229
Requests granted: 54 43 118 142 218
By examiner 54 43 118 142 217
By petition  -  -   -   -   1
Requests denied  3  4   1   8  11

Requests known to have related litigation
29 32  81 115 220

Filings by discipline, total
59 70 126 168 258
Chemical 17 17  30  38  35
Electrical 20 27  53  67 153
Mechanical 22 26  43  63  70

Notes:

- Represents zero.

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