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Table 4: Patent Pendency Statistics

 

TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS  Read Note 1 1
(FY 2006)
UPR Pendency Statistics by Technology Center (in months) Average First Action Pendency Total Average Pendency
Total UPR Pendency 22.6 31.1
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry 23.5 34.4
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical and Materials Engineering 22.7 32.1
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software & Information Security 30.8 44.0
Tech Center 2600 - Communications 30.4 42.9
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components 16.4 25.4
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce 21.7 29.6
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Products 20.2 28.2

Notes:

 1: Pendency is calculated based on the most recent filing date.  (back to text) 

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