Precedential and informative decisions

Appeals, reexamination, and AIA precedential and informative decisions organized by subject matter are presented in the expandable table below.  Future updates to this page will include precedential and informative interference decisions.  Archived decisions include those decisions that are not pertinent to or less pertinent to current Board practice.  The Excel workbooks and links to alphabetical lists of the precedential and informative decisions are available at the bottom of this page. 

* Recently designated decisions appear in the “Recently designated decisions” section of the expandable table and are identified in the appropriate subject matter section(s) with the label NEW.