JUST THE STATS:
IPR: REMAND DECISIONS

Key Finding: This chart shows the average time to a PTAB decision on a remand from the Federal Circuit, as measured from the initial final written decision by the PTAB. The average time for such a remand decision is a over two years, which includes the time it takes for the case to go through an appeal at the Federal Circuit. The time for the appeal to the Federal Circuit accounts for the bulk of this period. The PTAB has a goal of handling remanded cases within 6 months of the Federal Circuit mandate.