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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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TABLE 2: PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED
(FY 1987 - FY 2007)

PRELIMINARY FOR FY 2007Read Footnote 11

Year Utility Design Plant Reissue Total
1987 125,677 10,766   364   366 137,173
1988 136,253 11,114   377   439 148,183
1989 150,418 11,975   418   495 163,306
1990 162,708 11,140   395   468 174,711
1991 166,765 10,368   414   536 178,083
1992 171,623 12,907   335   581 185,446
1993 173,619 13,546   362   572 188,099
1994 185,087 15,431   430   606 201,554
1995 220,141 15,375   516   647 236,679
1996 189,922 15,160   557   637 206,276
1997 219,486 16,272   680   607 237,045
1998 238,850 16,576   658   582 256,666
1999 259,618 17,227   759   664 278,268
2000 291,653 18,563   786   805 311,807
2001 324,211 18,636   914   956 344,717
2002 331,580 19,706 1,134   974 353,394
2003 331,729 21,966   785   938 355,418
2004 353,319 23,457 1,212   996 378,984
2005 381,797 25,304 1,288 1,143 409,532
  2006Read Footnote 22 417,453 25,853 1,204 1,103 445,613
2007 438,576 26,626 1,047   994 467,243

Notes:

1: FY 2007 data are preliminary and will be finalized in the FY 2008 PAR. (back to text)

2: FY 2006 application data has been updated with final end of the year numbers. (back to text)

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