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Table 29: End of Year Personnel

TABLE 29: END OF YEAR PERSONNEL1
(FY 2007 - FY 2011)
Activity 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Business          
Patent Business Line 7,959 8,582 8,786 8,645 9,234
Trademark Business Line 954 936 930 862 976
Total USPTO 8,913 9,518 9,716 9,507 10,210
Examination Staff          
Patent Examiners          
Utility, Plant, and Reissue Examiners 5,376 5,955 6,145 6,128 6,690
Design Examiners 101 100 98 97 95
Total UPRD Examiners 5,477 6,055 6,243 6,225 6,785
Trademark Examining Attorneys 404 398 388 378 378

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