Filing Date Related Petitions

IPLA – International Patent Legal Administration
OPET – Office of Petitions

Generally Available

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

221 - To Change the Filing Date in a Hague Application 127 50%* IPLA  


Prior to Examination

Petition Type

Avg. Days Pending of Decided Petitions

Grant Rate Percentage

Deciding Office

ePetition Option

278 - To Decide Matters Regarding Refusal to Sign in National Stage 93 40%* IPLA  
280 - To Decide Matters Regarding 102(e)/371 date 25 50%* IPLA  
281 - To Decide Matters Regarding Express Mail In National Stage - 37 CFR 1.10                  NONE NONE IPLA  
411 - Filing Date for Application by Express Mail (37 CFR 1.10) NONE NONE OPET  
412 - Rule 53 - Filing Date 100 18%* OPET  
416 - Rule 10(c )/(e) - Express Mail 119 50%* OPET  
417 - Under 37 CFR 1.57(a) to Accord a Filing Date for Incorporation by Reference of Omitted Items 100 48%* OPET  

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*Infrequently Filed Petition
 

This is a 12 Month Rolling Average.  

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