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Table 26: Patent Classification Activity

TABLE 26: PATENT CLASSIFICATION ACTIVITY
(FY 2006 - FY 2010)
Activity 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Original patents professionally reclassified - completed projects 6,264 14,875 13,727 9,955 90,869
Subclasses established 498 1,466 1,037 631 1,429
Reclassified patents clerically processed, total 33,376 192,898 111,507 60,778 156,590
Original U.S. patents 9,740 4,991 25,903 18,765 52,036
Cross-reference U.S. patents 23,636 187,907 85,604 42,013 104,554
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Last Modified: 01/14/2011 10:59:25