Federal Circuit Reversal Rates for Patent Litigation

The Federal Circuit closed out its fiscal year at the end of September 2009. It has updated the statistics page on its web site that include a variety of interesting statistics. For example, this graph shows the issued opinions broken down by precedential, non-precedential, and Rule 36 opinions:


And, this graph shows the affirmance and reversal rates by the Federal Circuit in FY 2009 for appeals from district court patent cases:


You can review all the statistics here:  http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/statistics.html.

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