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Table 4: Patent Pendency Statistics

TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS
(FY 2003)
UTILITY, PLANT & REISSUE (UPR) APPLICATIONS
NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS
AVERAGE PENDENCY (in months)
Total
284,459 26.7
Issued
188,283 27.6
Abandoned
 96,176 25.5
Applications In Process  
702,070 N/A
UPR PENDENCY STATISTICS BY TECHNOLOGY CENTER (in months)
  To Issue Abandoned
Total UPR Pendency
   
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry
28.6 26.4
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical and Materials Engineering
27.0 25.3
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software, & Information Security
39.0 35.7
Tech Center 2600 - Communications
40.3 35.2
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components
24.4 21.5
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce
23.4 23.7
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, & Products
24.6 20.9
TOTAL UPR PENDENCY BY TECHNOLOGY CENTER (in months)
 
Average Pendency in Months
Total UPR Pendency
 
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry
27.8
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical and Materials Engineering
26.6
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software, & Information Security
38.0
Tech Center 2600 - Communications
39.0
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components
23.9
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce
23.5
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, & Products
23.7

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