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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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Note 13. Program Costs by Category and Responsibility Segment

The program costs for the years ended September 30, 2008 and 2007 by cost category and business line were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs for the year ended September 30, 2008
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2008
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total
Direct Costs        
Personnel Services and Benefits $  993,585  $101,728 $  17,868 $1,113,181 
Travel and Transportation        756        190      2,810     3,756
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     72,608     7,311     2,586     82,505 
Printing and Reproduction     59,378       435        73     59,886 
Contractual Services    226,180    19,411     6,607    252,198 
Training      4,475       279       282      5,036 
Maintenance and Repairs      2,400       616       101      3,117 
Supplies and Materials      8,620       478       250      9,348 
Equipment not Capitalized      5,867     1,340       185      7,392 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities       134        —         —       134
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     35,787      5,410       505     41,702 
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Subtotal Direct Costs  1,409,790    137,198    31,267  1,578,255 
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Allocated Costs
       
Automation    121,704    28,118     3,750    153,572 
Resource Management    124,162    27,271     9,330    160,763 
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Subtotal Allocated Costs    245,866    55,389    13,080    314,335 
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Total Program Costs
$1,655,656  $192,587 $  44,347 $1,892,590 
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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the year ended September 30, 2008 was $11,255 thousand.

USPTO Program Costs for the year ended September 30, 2007
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2007
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total
Direct Costs        
Personnel Services and Benefits $  867,064  $ 99,762 $   13,079  $  979,905 
Travel and Transportation      1,134        120      3,463     4,717
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     71,141     7,792      2,239      81,172 
Printing and Reproduction     69,960       752        94     70,806 
Contractual Services    223,589    24,355      1,902     249,846 
Training      3,609       301        189       4,099 
Maintenance and Repairs      5,361     1,014        135       6,510 
Supplies and Materials      8,523       282        322       9,127 
Equipment not Capitalized      3,177     1,118        316       4,611 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities        34        —        —        34
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     32,257      7,307        401      39,965 
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Subtotal Direct Costs  1,285,849    142,803     22,140   1,450,792 
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Allocated Costs
       
Automation    100,955    34,250      2,102     137,307 
Resource Management    146,247    27,474      7,838     181,559 
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Subtotal Allocated Costs    247,202    61,724      9,940     318,866 
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Total Program Costs
$1,533,051  $204,527 $   32,080  $1,769,658 
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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the year ended September 30, 2007 was $13,994 thousand.

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