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Table 27: Patent Classification Activity

TABLE 27: PATENT CLASSIFICATION ACTIVITY
(FY 2007 - FY 2011)
Activity 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Original patents professionally reclassified - completed projects 14,875 13,727 9,955 90,869 25,540
Subclasses established 1,466 1,037 631 1,429 753
Reclassified patents clerically processed, total 192,898 111,507 60,778 156,590 165,019
Original U.S. patents 4,991 25,903 18,765 52,036 55,090
Cross-reference U.S. patents 187,907 85,604 42,013 104,554 109,929
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Last Modified: 01/03/2012 14:02:38