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IPR and CBM Statistics for Final Written Decisions Issued in April 2017

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

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued 17 Final Written Decisions in April, cancelling 248 (86.11%) of the instituted claims while declining to cancel 30 (10.42%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners conceded 10 (3.47%) instituted claims through motions to amend or disclaimer in cases reaching a final decision.  For comparison, the cumulative average rate of claims cancelled in final written decisions is about 74%. Continue reading

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IPR and CBM Statistics for Final Written Decisions Issued in March 2017

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

In an unusually favorable month for patent owners, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued 75 Final Written Decisions in March, and cancelled 540 (48.04%) of the instituted claims while declining to cancel 578 (51.42%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners conceded 6 (0.53%) instituted claims through motions to amend or disclaimer in cases reaching a final decision.  In contrast, the cumulative average rate of claims cancelled in final written decisions is about 74%.

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IPR and CBM Statistics for Final Written Decisions Issued in January 2017

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

In the 47 Final Written Decisions issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in January, the Board cancelled 513 (85.79%) of the instituted claims and declined to cancel 69 (11.54%) of the instituted claims. Patent owners conceded 16 (2.68%) instituted claims through motions to amend or disclaimer.

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