Category: CAFC Appeals

Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – January 1, 2017

Authors: David C. SeastrunkDaniel F. Klodowski, Elliot C. Cook
Editor: Jason E. Stach

Through January 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 155 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 120 (77.42%) of the cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 13 (8.39%) of the cases.  A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 14 (9.03%) of the cases.

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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – December 2016

Authors: David C. SeastrunkDaniel F. Klodowski, Elliot C. Cook
Editor:
Jason E. Stach

Through December 1, 2016, the Federal Circuit decided 141 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 109 (77.30%) of the cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 11 (7.80%) of the cases.  A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 13 (9.22%) of the cases.
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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – November 2016

Authors: David C. SeastrunkDaniel F. Klodowski, Elliot C. Cook
Editor: Jason E. Stach

Through November 1, 2016, the Federal Circuit decided 128 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 101 (78.91%) of the cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 9 (7.03%) of the cases.  A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 11 (8.59%) of the cases.

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