Patent Appeal Board

The Patent Appeal Board (PAB) is an advisory body to the Commissioner of Patents that plays a critical role in advancing innovation and provides recommendations to the Commissioner in performing his quasi-judicial duties and on various intellectual property (IP) issues.

The role of the Patent Appeal Board

At the Patent Appeal Board (PAB), we review rejected applications, chair re-examination boards, review rejections of re-issue applications and more. See all Board functions.

Commissioner's Decisions

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Court Decisions

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