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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNELRead Footnote 11
(FY 2003 - FY 2007)
Activity 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Business          
Patent Business Line 5,990 6,060 6,494 7,283 7,959
Trademark Business Line   733
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  756
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  869
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  906
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  954
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Total USPTO 6,723
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6,816
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7,363
double underline
8,189
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8,913
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Examination Staff          
Patent Examiners          
UPR Examiners 3,579 3,681 4,177 4,779 5,376
Design Examiners    58
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   72
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   81
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  104
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  101
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Total UPR and Design Examiners 3,637
double underline
3,753
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4,258
double underline
4,883
double underline
5,477
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Trademark Examining Attorneys   256   286   357   413   404

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