Category: CAFC Appeals

Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – August 1, 2017

Authors: David C. SeastrunkDaniel F. KlodowskiElliot C. Cook
Editor: Jason E. Stach

Through August 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 236 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs. The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 175 (74.15%) cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 25 (10.59%) cases. A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 26 (11.02%) cases.

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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – July 1, 2017

Authors: David C. SeastrunkDaniel F. KlodowskiElliot C. Cook
Editor: Jason E. Stach

Through July 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 224 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 168 (75%) cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 22 (9.82%) cases.  A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 24 (10.71%) cases.

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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – June 1, 2017

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

Through June 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 210 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 155 (73.81%) cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 22 (10.48%) cases.  A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 23 (10.95%) cases.

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