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NOTE 11. Program Costs by Category and Responsibility Segment

The program costs for the years ended September 30, 2004 and 2003 by cost category and business line were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs for the years ended September 30, 2004 and 2003
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2004 2003
Patent Trademark Total Patent Trademark Total
Direct Costs            
Personnel Services and Benefits $  616,272  $ 74,036 $  690,308  $  580,493 $ 67,059 $  647,552
Travel and Transportation      1,095       149      1,244       1,003      168      1,171
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     79,563     9,283     88,846      65,983    7,901     73,884
Printing and Reproduction     71,765     1,198     72,963      72,731    2,556     75,287
Contractual Services    151,682    22,418    174,100     127,011   20,102    147,113
Training        683        35       718       1,408      244      1,652
Maintenance and Repairs      8,177     2,044     10,221       6,551    1,389      7,940
Supplies and Materials      7,006       445      7,451       7,517      405      7,922
Equipment not Capitalized      5,846     1,877      7,723       4,499    1,600      6,099
Insurance Claims and Indemnities        (31)        -        (31)         16        2         18
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     32,924     4,979     37,903      37,159    4,639     41,798

 

Subtotal Direct Costs    974,982   116,464  1,091,446     904,371  106,065  1,010,436

 


Allocated Costs
           
Automation     85,801    14,674    100,475      82,511   12,703     95,214
Resource Management     85,008    12,252     97,260      87,216   13,207    100,423

 

Subtotal Allocated Costs    170,809    26,926    197,735     169,727   25,910    195,637

 


Total Program Costs
$1,145,791  $143,390 $1,289,181  $1,074,098 $131,975 $1,206,073

 

The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the years ended September 30, 2004 and 2003 was $2,510 thousand and $6,687 thousand, respectively.


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