Ex parte Reexamination Filing Data by CrisologaLapuz

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									UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Commissioner for Patents United States Patent and Trademark Office P.O. Box 1450 Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
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Ex Parte Reexamination Filing Data - June 30, 2006

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Total requests filed since start of ex parte reexam on 07/01/81......................................8084 a. By patent owner b. By other member of public c. By order of Commissioner 3313 4606 165 41% 57% 2%

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Number of filings by discipline a. Chemical Operation b. Electrical Operation c. Mechanical Operation 2496 2608 2980 31% 32% 37%

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Annual Ex Parte Reexam Filings Fiscal Yr. 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 No. 78 (3 mos.) 187 186 189 230 232 240 268 Fiscal Yr. 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 No. 243 297 307 392 359 379 392 418 Fiscal Yr. 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 No. 376 350 385 318 296 272 392 441 Fiscal Yr. No. 2005 524 2006 340

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N m e ko n o enigt n u br nw t b ili i ………………………………………………. 9 23% t ao 1 5 8

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Determinations on requests...........................................................................................7852 a. No. granted ................................................................................. 7160 ................... 91% (1) By examiner (2) By Director (on petition) 7054 106

b. No. denied .................................................................................... 692 ..................... 9% (1) By examiner (2) Order vacated 657 35

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Total examiner denials (includes denials reversed by Director) .......................................763 a. Patent owner requester b. Third party requester 430 333 56% 44%

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Overall reexamination pendency (Filing date to certificate issue date) a. Average pendency b. Median pendency 22.8 (mos.) 17.6 (mos.)

8. Reexam certificate claim analysis: a. All claims confirmed b. All claims cancelled c. Claims changes

Owner Requester 23% 7% 70%

3rd Party Requester 29% 12% 59%

Cm ’ o mr Initiated 13% 19% 68%

Overall 26% 10% 64%

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Total ex parte reexamination certificates issued (1981 - present)...................................5433 a. Certificates with all claims confirmed b. Certificates with all claims canceled c. Certificates with claims changes 1410 554 3469 26% 10% 64%

10. Reexam claim analysis - r us rs a no nr r r pr ; r o m rn ie. e et ipt t w e o 3d a yo C m ’itt q e e t ia d a. Certificates _ PATENT OWNER REQUESTER.....................................................2360 (1) All claims confirmed (2) All claims canceled (3) Claim changes 543 174 1643 23% 7% 70%

b. Certificates _ 3rd PARTY REQUESTER................................................................2934 (1) All claims confirmed (2) All claims canceled (3) Claim changes 849 353 1732 29% 12% 59%

c. C rf a s C MM’ I II T DR E A e ict _ O ti e R N TA E E X M......................................................139 (1) All claims confirmed (2) All claims canceled (3) Claim changes 18 27 94 13% 19% 68%

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