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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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NOTE 12. Program Costs

Program costs consist of both costs related directly to the individual business lines and overall support costs allocated to the business lines. All costs are assigned to specific programs. Total program or operating costs for the years ended September 30, 2007 and 2006 by cost category were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs by Cost Category for the year ended September 30, 2007
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2007
Direct Allocated Total
Personnel Services and Benefits $  979,905  $ 79,835 $1,059,740 
Travel and Transportation     4,717      809      5,526 
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     81,172    33,931    115,103 
Printing and Reproduction     70,806       973     71,779 
Contractual Services    249,846   133,246    383,092 
Training      4,099     1,857      5,956 
Maintenance and Repairs      6,510    38,581     45,091 
Supplies and Materials      9,127     1,270     10,397 
Equipment not Capitalized     4,611    6,452     11,063 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities        34      143       177
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     39,965    21,769     61,734 
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Total Program Costs $1,450,792  $318,866 $1,769,658 
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USPTO Program Costs by Cost Category for the year ended September 30, 2006
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2006
Direct Allocated Total
Personnel Services and Benefits $  816,761  $ 66,591 $  883,352 
Travel and Transportation     2,597    6,082      8,679 
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     79,244    32,092    111,336 
Printing and Reproduction     72,201       399     72,600 
Contractual Services    212,862   110,128    322,990 
Training      3,542     1,400      4,942 
Maintenance and Repairs      9,189    27,292     36,481 
Supplies and Materials      8,050     1,372      9,422 
Equipment not Capitalized     5,927    4,490     10,417 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities        85        1        86
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     31,318   22,546     53,864 
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Total Program Costs $1,241,776  $272,393 $1,514,169 
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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the years ended September 30, 2007 and 2006 was $13,994 thousand and $7,328 thousand, respectively.

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