Group 3680 — Business Methods - Incentive Programs, Coupons; Electronic Shopping; Business Cryptography, Voting; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Business Processing, Electronic Negotiation

Art Units in Group 3680

Art Unit3YGR
3681 10%
3682 20%
3683 19%
3684 38%
3685 19%
3686 26%
3687 44%
3688 23%
3689 4%

Histogram of Examiner Grant Rates

Below is a weighted histogram (by number of cases) of the 3-year grant rates of the examiners in Group 3680. The average is 24% and the standard deviation is 18%.


Comparison with TC 3600

Group 3680's grant rate is lower than that of TC 3600 and lower than that of the USPTO.


Grant Rate Timeline

Below is the grant rate timeline for Group 3680, where the timeline is relative to the date of the first office action. The three-year grant rate is the percentage of applications granted at three years after the first office action.


Group 3680 Appeals Statistics

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We have history of 3869 appeals for Group 3680. Please subscribe for full access to appeals statistics.

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