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Note 15. Intragovernmental Costs and Exchange Revenue

Total intragovernmental costs and exchange revenue, by Strategic Goal, for the years ended September 30, 2011 and 2010 were as follows:

USPTO Intragovernmental Costs and Exchange Revenue by Strategic Goal
For the year ended September 30, 2011
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2011
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total

Strategic Goal 1: Optimize Patent Quality and Timeliness
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $406,294 $— $— $406,294
Gross Cost with the Public 1,507,060 1,507,060
Total Program Cost 1,913,354 1,913,354
Intragovernmental Earned Revenue (7,572) (7,572)
Earned Revenue from the Public (1,997,697) (1,997,697)
Total Program Earned Revenue (2,005,269) (2,005,269)
Net Program Income $(91,915) $— $— $(91,915)

Strategic Goal 2: Optimize Trademark Quality and Timeliness
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $— $40,719 $— $40,719
Gross Cost with the Public 151,041 151,041
Total Program Cost 191,760 191,760
Intragovernmental Earned Revenue (488) (488)
Earned Revenue from the Public (230,617) (230,617)
Total Program Earned Revenue (231,105) (231,105)
Net Program Income $— $(39,345) $— $(39,345)

Strategic Goal 3: Provide Domestic and Global Leadership to Improve Intellectual Property Policy, Protection and Enforcement Worldwide
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $— $— $9,127 $9,127
Gross Cost with the Public 33,856 33,856
Total Program Cost 42,983 42,983
Net (Income)/Cost from Operations $(91,915) $(39,345) $42,983 $(88,277)

Total Entity
       
Total Program Cost (Notes 16 and 17) $1,913,354 $191,760 $42,983 $2,148,097
Total Earned Revenue (2,005,269) (231,105) (2,236,374)
Net (Income)/Cost from Operations $(91,915) $(39,345) $42,983 $(88,277)


USPTO Intragovernmental Costs and Exchange Revenue by Strategic Goal
For the year ended September 30, 2010
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2010
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total

Strategic Goal 1: Optimize Patent Quality and Timeliness
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $377,272 $— $— $377,272
Gross Cost with the Public 1,400,599 1,400,599
Total Program Cost 1,777,871 1,777,871
Intragovernmental Earned Revenue (8,652) (8,652)
Earned Revenue from the Public (1,878,886) (1,878,886)
Total Program Earned Revenue (1,887,538) (1,887,538)
Net Program Income $(109,667) $— $— $(109,667)

Strategic Goal 2: Optimize Trademark Quality and Timeliness
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $— $38,741 $— $38,741
Gross Cost with the Public 143,824 143,824
Total Program Cost 182,565 182,565
Intragovernmental Earned Revenue (723) (723)
Earned Revenue from the Public (213,421) (213,421)
Total Program Earned Revenue (214,144) (214,144)
Net Program Income $— $(31,579) $— $(31,579)

Strategic Goal 3: Provide Domestic and Global Leadership to Improve Intellectual Property Policy, Protection and Enforcement Worldwide
       
Intragovernmental Gross Cost $— $— $9,868 $9,868
Gross Cost with the Public 36,634 36,634
Total Program Cost 46,502 46,502
Net (Income)/Cost from Operations $(109,667) $(31,579) $46,502 $(94,744)

Total Entity
       
Total Program Cost (Notes 16 and 17) $1,777,871 $182,565 $46,502 $2,006,938
Total Earned Revenue (1,887,538) (214,144) (2,101,682)
Net (Income)/Cost from Operations $(109,667) $(31,579) $46,502 $(94,744)

Intragovernmental expenses relate to the source of the goods or services, not the classification of the related revenue.

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Last Modified: 01/03/2012 14:04:41