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IPR and CBM Statistics for Final Written Decisions Issued in December 2016

Authors: Daniel F. Klodowski, Elliot C. CookDavid C. Seastrunk
Editor: Aaron L. Parker

In the 60 Final Written Decisions issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in December, the Board cancelled 649 (83.10%) of the instituted claims and declined to cancel 124 (15.88%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners conceded 8 (1.02%) instituted claims through motions to amend or disclaimer.

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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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IPR and CBM Statistics for Final Written Decisions Issued in November 2016

Authors: Daniel F. Klodowski, Elliot C. CookDavid C. Seastrunk
Editor: Aaron L. Parker

In the 75 Final Written Decisions issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in November, the Board cancelled 806 (71.14%) of the instituted claims and declined to cancel 327 (28.86%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners did not concede any instituted claims through motions to amend or disclaimer.

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