BPAI Performance Measures 2013

FISCAL YEAR 2013

United States Patent and Trademark Office
Patent Trial and Appeal Board

Performance Measures 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr FY13 Cumulative
APPEAL PENDENCY MEASURES          
Pendency of decided appeals from Appeal number assignment date to decision date (average number of months) 25 27 26 26  
Pendency of decided appeals from Notice of Appeal (average number of months) 36 37 36 36  
INTERFERENCE PENDENCY MEASURES          
Pendency of terminated Interferences (average number of months) 10 17 10 18 13
Interferences Terminated in less than 2 years (% of Interferences Terminated) 95.0% 83.0%  100.0% 67.0% 88.0%