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

Authors: Daniel F. KlodowskiElliot C. CookDavid C. Seastrunk
Editor: Aaron L. Parker

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued 50 Final Written Decisions in June.  It was a relatively difficult month for patent owners, with the Board cancelling 555 (80.32%) of the instituted claims while declining to cancel 114 (16.50%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners conceded 22 (3.18%) 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 75%, and the rate of cancelled claims in May was about 48%.

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

Authors: Daniel F. KlodowskiElliot C. CookDavid C. Seastrunk
Editor: Aaron L. Parker

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued 41 Final Written Decisions in May.  It was a relatively patentee-friendly month, with the Board cancelling 269 (48.04%) of the instituted claims while declining to cancel 287 (51.25%) of the instituted claims.  Patent owners conceded 4 (0.71%) 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 75%. Continue reading

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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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