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Last year more than 7,500 decisions were made by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)—most resulting from a lengthy, costly process for prosecutors. Yet each decision can be an important resource to support and streamline the prosecution process, making extracting, tagging and organizing relevant patent appeal content a critical component in their workflow.

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ex parte appeal decisions dating back to 2007


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Find winning arguments

Reveal the substance behind the statistics to guide specific strategies and get insights into additional information about examiner behavior that is beneficial throughout all stages of the prosecution process.

Build better office actions

By indexing ex parte appeal decisions from the PTAB and tagging by specific legal issues, patent prosecutors can identify the right arguments for office action responses. 

Overcome rejections

Simply input an examiner name or art unit, filter for reversals and then quickly distill which arguments and case law the Board found persuasive in overturning an application’s current rejection.

Relevant, timely data expertly maintained

We pull data from Patent Center daily, so when new decisions are handed down from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, the PatentAdvisor PTAB dataset is updated. Decisions are tagged with relevant legal issues using AI-supported algorithms and validated by patent experts.

PTAB Decisions Argument Finder

Quickly identify winning arguments with PTAB Argument Finder

With the Argument Finder you can easily locate winning arguments to strengthen office action responses and make winning arguments on appeal. Efficiently navigate through the arguments indexed to issues. Each issue is highlighted with a distinct color, and you can quickly jump to the decision’s conclusions.

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How Ex Parte PTAB Decision Data Helps to Streamline Prosecution Processes

PTAB Decision data reveals the substance behind the statistics to guide specific response strategy and insights.