This visual shows the incoming patent application workload for Utility, Plant & Reissue (UPR), Request for Continued Examination (RCE), & design filings.
UPR, RCE, & Design Filings:
Application filings are utility, plant, and reissue (UPR) filings, or the incoming patent application workload. The visual reflects the cumulative number of application filings. Continuation, continuation-in-part, divisional, and Request for Continued Examination (RCE) applications are included in the total. Note: FY 2016 filings are preliminary and will be finalized in November 2016.
RCE application filings are utility, plant, and reissue (UPR) filings, or the incoming RCE application workload. The visual reflects the cumulative number of RCE application filings. Note: FY 2016 filings are preliminary and will be finalized in November 2016.
How to Use the Visual:
This interactive visual allows you to adjust the time period to show any given time range within the bounds of the data. To adjust the date range, use the cursor to select either the beginning or ending date and slide along the time scale.
Use the cursor to select from the Filing Type drop down to compare and constrast relationships between various Filing Types.
Selecting Data: When a data set is selected, the data set will be highlighted until another part of the visual is selected.
Hovering Over Data: Use the cursor to hover over any data set to highlight that period in time and learn more details about the data.
Source: Data Visualization Center: http://www.uspto.gov/corda/dashboards/patents/main.dashxml?CTNAVID=1005#...