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PTAB petitions pass 4,000 mark but USPTO proposes filing rate hike

Michael Loney, New York


Data – The number of PTAB petitions in October was the lowest since January. However, the USPTO also proposed raising the filing fees during the month

AIA filings by month
MonthNumber of petitions filed
IPRCBMPGRTotal
Sep-1217825
Oct-1224529
Nov-1224226
Dec-123232
Jan-132525
Feb-133030
Mar-1338240
Apr-1327431
May-1345752
Jun-1365873
Jul-1369372
Aug-1362971
Sep-1373881
Oct-13771996
Nov-138918107
Dec-1310111112
Jan-1460969
Feb-14541266
Mar-14762298
Apr-1414314157
May-1413119150
Jun-141846190
Jul-1411610126
Aug-14159161176
Sep-14120211142
Oct-1417916195
Nov-14102131116
Dec-1417715192
Jan-15100141115
Feb-1516416180
Mar-15131131145
Apr-151397146
May-15145263174
Jun-1518292193
Jul-151176123
Aug-1516593177
Sep-1513650141
Oct-15106110117
Cumulative Total3,684393134,090
Source: USPTO

In October, 117 Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) petitions were filed. This consisted of 106 inter partes review (IPR) and 11 covered business method (CBM) review petitions.

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