Category: CAFC Appeals

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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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – May 1, 2017

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

Through May 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 200 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.  The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 150 (75%) cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 17 (8.50%) 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 (11.50%) cases.

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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics – April 1, 2017

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

Through April 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 185 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs. The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 142 (76.76%) cases, and reversed or vacated the PTAB on every issue in 16 (8.65%) cases. A mixed outcome on appeal, where at least one issue was affirmed and at least one issue was vacated or reversed, occurred in 17 (9.19%) cases.

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