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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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Note 13. Program Costs by Category and Responsibility Segment

The program costs for the years ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 by cost category and business line were as follows:

USPTO Program Costs for the year ended September 30, 2009
(Dollars in Thousands)
  2009
Patent Trademark Intellectual Property Protection Total
Direct Costs        
Personnel Services and Benefits $1,098,854  $107,900 $  18,009 $1,224,763 
Travel and Transportation        325         87      1,818     2,230
Rent, Communications, and Utilities     73,424     7,631     2,588     83,643 
Printing and Reproduction     58,249       430         9     58,688 
Contractual Services    202,956    13,252     8,791    224,999 
Training      3,002       306        42      3,350 
Maintenance and Repairs      1,735       562        77      2,374 
Supplies and Materials      7,441       246       293      7,980 
Equipment not Capitalized      2,296     1,049       239      3,584 
Insurance Claims and Indemnities       167       31         —       198
Depreciation, Amortization, or Loss on Asset Dispositions     34,409     4,183       452     39,044 
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Subtotal Direct Costs $1,482,858  $135,677 $  32,318 $1,650,853 
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Allocated Costs
       
Automation $  126,254  $ 31,612 $   2,812 $  160,678 
Resource Management    135,564    25,898     8,947    170,409 
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Subtotal Allocated Costs $  261,818  $ 57,510 $  11,759 $  331,087 
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Total Program Costs
$1,744,676  $193,187 $  44,077 $1,981,940 
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The unfunded portion of personnel services and benefits for the year ended September 30, 2009 was $2,540 thousand.

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.

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