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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNEL

TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNEL Read Footnote 11
(FY 2004 - FY 2008)
Activity 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Business          
Patent Business Line 6,060 6,494 7,283 7,959 8,582
Trademark Business Line   756
single underline
  869
single underline
  906
single underline
  954
single underline
  936
single underline
Total USPTO 6,816
double underline
7,363
double underline
8,189
double underline
8,913
double underline
9,518
double underline
Examination Staff          
Patent Examiners          
UPR Examiners 3,681 4,177 4,779 5,376 5,955
Design Examiners    72
single underline
   81
single underline
  104
single underline
  101
single underline
  100
single underline
Total UPR and Design Examiners 3,753
double underline
4,258
double underline
4,883
double underline
5,477
double underline
6,055
double underline
Trademark Examining Attorneys   286   357   413   404   398

Notes:

1: Number of positions. (back to text)

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