Posts Tagged: statistics

How IPR Gang Tackling Distorts PTAB Statistics

If you are having trouble figuring out how Zond could have had 371 claims, lost all of them, but only 1,220 claims were instituted out of 1,377 claims challenged, you …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
4 years ago 5

Misleading PTO statistics hide a hopelessly broken PTAB

While the Patent Office likes to tout statistics that assert most patent claims challenged in IPR are not invalidated, those statistics are simply not credible. When reporting …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 16

Cuozzo, Phony IPR Statistics and the Death of the American Inventor

The battle of Cuozzo, and patent reform in general, is not between the tech industry and the pharmaceutical industry. The battle was started by wealthy multinational tech …
By Paul Morinville
5 years ago 59

Examiner Statistics: Insight into Prosecution Strategies

There is no way to know for sure whether the applicant could have achieved an allowance had they hung in, but it would have been helpful to …
By Christopher Holt
8 years ago 2

Patent Statistics and SPEs: Looking Beyond PAIR Data

I wrote something incorrect about SPE Len Tran and for that I apologize to him and to the USPTO and to readers who were lead astray. The …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 8

The America Invents Act at Work – The Major Cause for the Recent Rise in Patent Litigation

It is ironic and highly likely that the AIA – the legislation touted by its proponents as the instrument to reduce the number of costly patent lawsuits – is …
By Ron Katznelson, Ph.D.
8 years ago 9

The Rise of Patent Litigation in America: 1980 – 2012

As far as I am concerned the problem is not generically with patent assertion entities, or even the likes of entities like Acacia Research, or with patent …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 15

The America Invents Act 500: Effects of Patent Monetization Entities on US Litigation

Any discussion of flaws in the United States patent system inevitably turns to the system’s modern villain: non-practicing entities. They are known more colorfully as patent …

Updating the Top Patent Blogs

As you click through to each of the blogs, you will notice the content on each of the blogs is different. appears to be statistically …
By James Yang
10 years ago 19

Patent Litigation Statistics: 1980 – 2010

In trying to determine whether patent litigation is out of control it is worth looking at the numbers of patent cases terminated and how they are terminated. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 7

Patent Office Unveils Patents Dashboard, A Visualization Tool

The Visualization Center shows graphics that look much like a speedometer, which is where the Patents Dashboard moniker comes from, but the data is also available for …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 5

Reducing Patent Backlog and Prosecution Costs Using PAIR Data

Patent applications as a whole over the past 10 years have had an average allowance to rejection ratio of about 0.3. We arrived at this ratio by generating a …
By Mark Nowotarski
11 years ago 9

The Top 50 Patent Blogs

I am pleased to announce the top 50 patent blogs. This is non-scientific, but efforts have been made make the list as meaningful as possible.  Phase 1, which counted …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 5 Over 5,000,000 Page Views in June 2009

It was not very easy this month to come up with good statistics relating to traffic to  In an effort to focus on business, I …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0 Over 1,000,000 Page Views in May 2009

I am pleased to report our May 2009 statistics, which show that we had over 1,000,000 pages viewed during the month! Just last month I was excited that we …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0