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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
Management's Discussion and Analysis

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Performance Goal 3: Improve Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Domestically and Abroad

The following measures demonstrate progress in protecting and enforcing IP. They focus on FTA negotiations and implementation, WTO accessions, 301 reviews, trade policy reviews, technical assistance, expansion of foreign postings, work details of USPTO employees to other U.S. Government agencies, as well as development of specific plans for strategic cooperation; for example, the work plans with China, Egypt, India, Brazil, and ASEAN.

Measure: Percentage of countries on the USTR 301 list, awaiting WTO accession, or targeted by OIPPE
for improvements that have positively amended or improved their IP systems
FISCAL YEAR TARGET ACTUAL
2005 50.0% 53.0%
2006 50.0% 26.0%
2007 30.0% 32.0%
2008 35.0% 74.0%
2009 40.0% 54.0%
Target Met.
New outcome-oriented performance measures that replaced previously reported measures.
Measure: Number of countries that implement at least 75% of action steps which improve
IP protections in the joint cooperation, action or work plans
FISCAL YEAR TARGET ACTUAL
2008 Baseline  
2009 4 5
Target Met.
New outcome-oriented performance measures that replaced previously reported measures.
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