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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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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, 2009 and 2008 by cost category were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs by Cost Category
For the year ended September 30, 2009
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2009
Direct Allocated Total
Personnel Services and Benefits $1,224,763  $ 96,794 $1,321,557 
Travel and Transportation     2,230      641      2,871 
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     83,643    34,631    118,274 
Printing and Reproduction     58,688       312     59,000 
Contractual Services    224,999   131,952    356,951 
Training      3,350     1,048      4,398 
Maintenance and Repairs      2,374    32,912     35,286 
Supplies and Materials      7,980       799     8,779 
Equipment not Capitalized     3,584    7,622     11,206 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities       198       75       273
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     39,044    24,301     63,345 
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Total Program Costs $1,650,853  $331,087 $1,981,940 
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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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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the years ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 was $2,540 thousand and $11,255 thousand, respectively.

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