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The Settlement Effect of PTAB Proceedings and Recent Patent Office Trial Statistics

December 29, 2014 The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) released statistics for AIA Patent Office trials as of Dec. 18, 2014.  Different commentators have recently reported that the institution rate for these proceedings has dropped to about 60-70 percent, depending … Continue reading

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USPTO Statistics Show Inter Partes Patent Reviews are Frequently Settled Before Final Board Decision

The U.S. Patent Office regularly posts statistics on post-grant proceedings such as inter partes review and covered business method patent review.   An excerpt of PTAB statistics for February 13, 2014 is found below.  The acronyms “FWD” and “RAJ” stand … Continue reading

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