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Table 4: Patent Pendency Statistics

TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS
(FY 2010)
UPR Pendency Statistics by Technology Center (in months) Average First Action Pendency Total Average Pendency
Total UPR Pendency 25.7 35.3
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry 22.8 36.0
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical & Materials Engineering 25.7 37.4
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software & Information Security 29.3 42.5
Tech Center 2400 - Networks, Multiplexing, Cable & Security 27.5 42.7
Tech Center 2600 - Communications 32.0 42.9
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components 20.7 30.6
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce 25.2 35.7
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Products 27.7 38.4
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Last Modified: 01/14/2011 10:59:25