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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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TABLE 12: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTS

TABLE 12: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTSRead Footnote 11
(FY 2004 - FY 2008)Read Footnote 22
Agency 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Total
Agriculture  51  25  35  30  27    168
Air Force  54  38  58  33  36    219
Army 130 124 167 155 134    710
Attorney General   -   -   1   -   -      1
Commerce   9   8   5   2   3     27
Energy  46  22  23  22  20    133
EPA  11   7  11   9   9     47
FCC   -   -   -   -   -      0
HEW/HHS 125  77 108 116 100    526
Interior   7  12   2   6   1     28
NASA 108  78  74  65  72    397
Navy 353 257 267 255 241  1,373
NSA  10  10  16  11  16     63
NSF   1   -   -   -   -      1
Postal Service   3   7  14  15  19     58
State Department   -   1   -   -   -      1
Transportation   1   2   -   -   -      3
TVA   1   1   1   -   1      4
USARead Footnote 33   1   -   2   1   3      7
VA   1   6   2   5   8     22
Total 912 675 786 725 690  3,788

Notes:

- Represents zero.

1: Data in this table represent utility patents assigned to agencies at the time of patent issue. Data is subject to minor revisions. (back to text)

2: FY 2008 numbers are preliminary. Past years’ data may have been revised from prior year reports to reflect patent withdrawal information that was updated during the year. It is not uncommon for the withdrawal status of patents issued in prior years to change. (back to text)

3: United States of America - no agency indicated in database. (back to text)

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