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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS

TABLE 4: PATENT PENDENCY STATISTICS
(FY 2009)
UPR Pendency Statistics by Technology Center (in months) Average First Action Pendency Total Average Pendency
Total UPR Pendency 25.8 34.6
Tech Center 1600 - Biotechnology & Organic Chemistry 22.5 35.1
Tech Center 1700 - Chemical & Materials Engineering 25.9 37.4
Tech Center 2100 - Computer Architecture, Software & Information Security 29.4 40.7
Tech Center 2400 - Networks, Multiplexing, Cable & Security 28.6 47.7
Tech Center 2600 - Communications 33.0 42.7
Tech Center 2800 - Semiconductor, Electrical, Optical Systems & Components 20.8 29.7
Tech Center 3600 - Transportation, Construction, Agriculture, & Electronic Commerce 24.4 35.1
Tech Center 3700 - Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Products 26.5 35.5
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