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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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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, 2008 and 2007 by cost category were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs by Cost Category for the year ended September 30, 2008
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2008
Direct Allocated Total
Personnel Services and Benefits $1,113,181  $ 85,490 $1,198,671 
Travel and Transportation     3,756    1,022      4,778 
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     82,505    33,768    116,273 
Printing and Reproduction     59,886       403     60,289 
Contractual Services    252,198   134,796    386,994 
Training      5,036     2,215      7,251 
Maintenance and Repairs      3,117    20,768     23,885 
Supplies and Materials      9,348     1,325     10,673 
Equipment not Capitalized     7,392    8,433     15,825 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities       134      181       315
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     41,702    25,934     67,636 
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Total Program Costs $1,578,255  $314,335 $1,892,590 
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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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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the years ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 was $11,255 thousand and $13,994 thousand, respectively.

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