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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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TABLE 12: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTSRead Footnote 11
(FY 2003 - FY 2007)Read Footnote 22
Agency 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total
Agriculture  58  51  25  35  31    200
Air Force  75  54  38  58  33    258
Army 140 130 124 167 155    716
Attorney General   1   -   -   1   -      2
Commerce  13   9   8   5   2     37
Energy  43  46  22  23  22    156
EPA   5  11   7  11   9     43
FCC   -   -   -   -   -      0
HEW/HHS  84 125  77 108 116    510
Interior  13   7  12   2   6     40
NASA  82 108  78  74  65    407
Navy 360 353 257 267 255  1,492
NSA  15  10  10  16  11     62
NSF   -   1   -   -   -      1
Postal Service   4   3   7  14  15     43
State Department   -   -   1   -   -      1
Transportation   5   1   2   -   -      8
TVA   2   1   1   1   -      5
USARead Footnote 33   -   1   -   2   1      4
VA   4   1   6   2   5     18
Total 904 912 675 786 726  4,003

Notes:

- Represents zero.

1: Data in this table represent utility patents assigned to agencies at the time of patent issue. Data is subject to minor revisions. (back to text)

2: FY 2007 numbers are preliminary. Past years’ data may have been revised from prior year reports to reflect patent withdrawal information that was updated during the year. It is not uncommon for the withdrawal status of patents issued in prior years to change. (back to text)

3: United States of America - no agency indicated in database. (back to text)

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