Abandonment Related Petitions

IPLA – International Patent Legal Administration
ODM – Office of Data Management
OPET – Office of Petitions
TC – Technology Center

Generally Available

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

502 - To Revive an Abandoned Application-Unintentional Delay (37 CFR 1.137(a)  116 80% OPET ePetition Available - Get Immediate Decisions
510 - To Accept Late Payment of Issue Fee - Unintentional Late Payment (37 CFR 1.137(a) 97 78% OPET ePetition Available - Get Immediate Decisions

525 - To Withdraw a Holding of Abandonment (37 CFR 1.181) - Failure to receive an Office Action

525 - To Withdraw a Holding of Abandonment (37 CFR 1.181) - Reply Timely Filed

130 49% OPET  
536 - Under 37 CFR 1.137(f) 43 94% OPET ePetition Available - Get Immediate Decisions
561 - Revive Abandoned Application, Continuity Purposes Only 50 98% OPET ePetition Available - Get Immediate Decisions
613 - Relating to Withdraw of holding of Abandonment (37 CFR 1.181, MPEP 711.03 (C)) 245 100%* TC  
614 - To Withdraw a Holding of Abandonment (MPEP 711.03(C)) 45 68%* TC  
650 - For Express Abandonment under 37 CFR 1.138(c) 15 7%* ODM  
651 - For Express Abandonment under Rule 37 CFR 1.138(d) 36 39%* ODM  


Prior to Examination

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

220 - To Excuse a Delay in a Hague Application NONE NONE IPLA  
272 - To Revive an Abandoned International Application - Unintentional Delay 37 CFR 1.137(a) 50 91% IPLA  
273 - Withdrawal a Holding of Abandonment - 37 CFR 1.181 119 56%* IPLA  

529 - To Withdraw a Holding of Abandonment in Pre-Exam Status (37 CFR 1.181) - Failure to receive an Office Action

529 - To Withdraw a Holding of Abandonment in Pre-Exam Status (37 CFR 1.181) - Reply Timely Filed

122 20% OPET  

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  *Infrequently Filed Petition
 

This is a 12 Month Rolling Average.  

The data is current as of January 1, 2018 and is updated quarterly.