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Table 26: Patent Classification Activity

TABLE 26: PATENT CLASSIFICATION ACTIVITY
(FY 2000 - FY 2004)
ACTIVITY 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Original patents professionally reclassified -          
completed projects  53,437  39,209 19,621  10,802  20,370
Subclasses established   1,869   1,878    780   2,023     552
Reclassified patents clerically processed, total 128,362 145,090 61,433 212,798  59,617
Original U.S. patents  49,231  51,266 13,155  16,202  20,555
Cross-reference U.S. patents   70,302   84,611 38,868    189,274 Read Footnote 1 1  38,183 
Foreign patents   8,829   9,213  9,410   7,322     879

Notes:

1: FY 2003 cross-reference U.S. patents includes 1,700 EULA based subclasses that were added to the semi conductor classes in USPC. (back to text)

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