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Table 28: End of Year Personnel

TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNEL1
(FY 2006 - FY 2010)
Activity 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Business          
Patent Business Line 7,283 7,959 8,582 8,786 8,645
Trademark Business Line 906 954 936 930 862
Total USPTO 8,189 8,913 9,518 9,716 9,507
Examination Staff          
Patent Examiners          
UPR Examiners 4,779 5,376 5,955 6,143 6,128
Design Examiners 104 101 100 99 97
Total UPR and Design Examiners 4,883 5,477 6,055 6,242 6,225
Trademark Examining Attorneys 413 404 398 388 378

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