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Table 12. United States Government Agency Patents /1

United States Government Agency Patents for Fiscal Years 1991 through 2001
TABLE 12

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTS /1
(FY 1991 - FY 2001)

AGENCY

1991

1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2001

TOTAL
Agriculture
52
48
57
38
44
48
39
68
79
57
65
595
Air Force
126
138
126
130
104
101
78
81
83
79
103
1,149

Army

129
172
147
194
163
138
169
160
146
151
151
1,720
Commerce
15
17
21
28
35
22
21
16
20
19
21
235
Energy
218
218
193
201
146
60
70
69
48
51
68
1,342
EPA
5
4
7
5
4
7
9
2
4
6
11
64
FCC
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
1
HEW/HHS
46
67
88
99
96
110
144
148
153
119
98
1,168
Interior
14
23
9
10
13
20
6
3
6
5
7
116
Library of Congress
-
-
-
-
1
1
-
-
-
-
-
2
NASA
124
166
155
148
157
102
92
104
87
98
92
1,325
Navy
384
314
333
360
352
299
279
347
306
369
326
3,669
NSA
3
3
5
6
4
3
1
3
7
16
11
62
Postal Service
1
-
-
-
1
1
1
-
-
-
2
6
State Department
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
1
2
Transportation
2
-
2
1
-
-
-
3
1
3
-
12
Treasury
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
1
TVA
8
5
1
2
5
4
4
2
6
2
3
42
USA /2
10
10
9
3
9
5
9
7
8
1
1
72
VA
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
1
1
Total
1,137
1,185
1,153
1,225
1,135
921
923
1,013
955
976
961
11,584

- Represents zero
1/Data in this table represent utility patents assigned to agencies at the time of patent issue.
2/ United States of America - no agency indicated in database.

 

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