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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS

TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICSRead Footnote 11
(FY 2008)
UPR Pendency Statistics by Technology Center (in months) Average First Action Pendency Total Average Pendency
Total UPR Pendency 25.6 32.2
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry 19.9 34.8
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical & Materials Engineering 27.5 36.3
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software & Information Security 30.8 42.4
Tech Center 2600 - Communications 32.5 43.6
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components 19.5 28.2
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce 24.3 34.8
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Products 24.7 32.7

Notes:

1: Pendency is calculated based on the most recent filing date. (back to text)

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