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Patent Inventory Statistics - FY09

Applications Awaiting First Office Action by Examiner Applications Number of Examiners2
Total UPR1 718,835 6,143
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry 60,836 532
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical and Materials Engineering 87,136 730
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software & Information Security 60,882 629
Tech Center 2400 - Network, Multiplexing, Cable & Security 39,669 698
Tech Center 2600 - Communications 127,956 875
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components 123,122 1,056
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture & Electronic Commerce 83,535 766
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Products 116,522 744
Tech Center 4100 - Patent Training Academy 3,606 113

1 The "Total" shown here does not correspond to the sum of the TCs, as not all applications are assigned to one of the technology centers.

2 Preliminary

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