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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
Financial Section

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Note 4. Property, Plant, and Equipment, Net

As of September 30, 2008, property, plant, and equipment, net consisted of the following:

USPTO Property, Plant, and Equipment as of September 30, 2008
(Dollars in Thousands)
Classes of Property, Plant, and Equipment Depreciation/
Amortization
Method
Service
Life
(Years)
Acquisition
Value
Accumulated
Depreciation/
Amortization
Net Book
Value
IT Equipment SL 3-5 $255,101 $213,033 $ 42,068
Software SL 3-5  238,172  199,602   38,570
Software in Progress   46,000        —   46,000
Furniture SL 5   26,803   15,702   11,101
Equipment SL 3-5   11,873   10,144     1,729 
Leasehold Improvements SL 5-20   83,065    18,349    64,716
single underline
Total Property, Plant, and Equipment     $661,014 $456,830 $204,184
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As of September 30, 2007, property, plant, and equipment, net consisted of the following:

USPTO Property, Plant, and Equipment as of September 30, 2007
(Dollars in Thousands)
Classes of Property, Plant, and Equipment Depreciation/
Amortization
Method
Service
Life
(Years)
Acquisition
Value
Accumulated
Depreciation/
Amortization
Net Book
Value
IT Equipment SL 3-5 $255,929 $193,123 $ 62,806
Software SL 3-5  226,315  184,156   42,159
Software in Progress   25,104        —   25,104
Furniture SL 5   25,330   11,471   13,859
Equipment SL 3-5   10,883    8,854     2,029 
Leasehold Improvements SL 5-20   71,385    12,765    58,620
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Total Property, Plant, and Equipment     $614,946 $410,369 $204,577
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