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Note 17. Program Costs by Category and Responsibility Segment

The program costs for the years ended September 30, 2011 and 2010 by cost category and business line were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs for the year ended September 30, 2011
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2011
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total
Direct Costs        
Personnel Services and Benefits $1,281,576 $112,142 $17,412 $1,411,130
Travel and Transportation 306 114 1,306 1,726
Rent, Communications, and Utilities 72,679 7,135 2,371 82,185
Printing and Reproduction 90,208 300 2 90,510
Contractual Services 129,991 10,700 14,703 155,394
Training 372 318 26 716
Maintenance and Repairs 1,947 1,791 54 3,792
Supplies and Materials 31,707 1,056 267 33,030
Equipment not Capitalized 1,428 374 64 1,866
Insurance Claims and Indemnities 282 282
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions 17,726 3,290 203 21,219
Subtotal Direct Costs $1,628,222 $137,220 $36,408 $1,801,850

Allocated Costs
       
Automation $145,308 $31,915 $1,288 $178,511
Resource Management 139,824 22,625 5,287 167,736
Subtotal Allocated Costs $285,132 $54,540 $6,575 $346,247

Total Program Costs
$1,913,354 $191,760 $42,983 $2,148,097

The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the year ended September 30, 2011 was $10,638 thousand.

 

USPTO Program Costs for the year ended September 30, 2010
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2010
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total
Direct Costs        
Personnel Services and Benefits $1,172,190 $111,862 $19,753 $1,303,805
Travel and Transportation 195 105 1,577 1,877
Rent, Communications, and Utilities 76,690 6,725 2,627 86,042
Printing and Reproduction 77,611 119 12 77,742
Contractual Services 160,082 10,671 10,721 181,474
Training 306 225 38 569
Maintenance and Repairs 2,274 1,777 94 4,145
Supplies and Materials 9,183 336 217 9,736
Equipment not Capitalized 880 384 45 1,309
Insurance Claims and Indemnities 292 16 308
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions 28,848 4,081 340 33,269
Subtotal Direct Costs $1,528,551 $136,301 $35,424 $1,700,276

Allocated Costs
       
Automation $131,047 $25,176 $2,640 $158,863
Resource Management 118,273 21,088 8,438 147,799
Subtotal Allocated Costs $249,320 $46,264 $11,078 $306,662

Total Program Costs
$1,777,871 $182,565 $46,502 $2,006,938

The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the year ended September 30, 2010 was $13,149 thousand.

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