Patent Appeal Board

Learn about the role and activities of the Patent Appeal Board.

The Patent Appeal Board (PAB) is an advisory body made up of senior Patent Office officials.

In carrying out his duties, the Commissioner of Patents makes decisions that are quasi-judicial in nature. Read more about PAB

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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