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Table 18: Summary of Pending Trademark Applications

TABLE 18: SUMMARY OF PENDING TRADEMARK APPLICATIONS
(FY 2011)
Stage of Processing Application Files Classes

Pending applications, total
423,836 586,020

In preexamination processing
74,783 93,229

Under examination, total
266,173 379,896
Applications under initial examination 83,649 122,821
Amended, awaiting action by Examiner 80,661 118,738
Awaiting first action by Examiner 2,988 4,083
Intent-To-Use applications pending Use 142,385 198,493
Applications under second examination 8,785 11,894
Administrative processing of Statements of Use 74 92
Undergoing second examination 2,729 3,575
Amended, awaiting action by Examiner 5,955 8,227
Other pending applications1 31,381 46,688

In post-examination processing
(Includes all applications in all phases of publication and issue and registration)

82,880

112,895

Notes:

1: Includes applications pending before the TTAB, and suspended cases. (back to text)

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