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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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TABLE 12: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTS

TABLE 12: UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AGENCY PATENTSRead Footnote 11
(FY 2005 - FY 2009)Read Footnote 33
Agency 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Total
Agriculture  25  35  30  27  24    141
Air Force  38  58  33  36  45    210
Army 124 167 155 134 119    699
Attorney General   -   1   -   -   -      1
Commerce   8   5   2   3   5     23
Energy  22  23  22  20  17    104
EPA   7  11   9   9   9     45
FCC   -   -   -   -   -      -
HEW/HHS  77 108 116 100 105    506
Interior  12   2   6   1   4     25
NASA  78  74  65  72  86    375
Navy 257 267 255 241 230  1,250
NSA  10  16  11  16  15     68
Postal Service   7  14  15  19  14     69
State Department   1   -   -   -   -      1
Transportation   2   -   -   -   -      2
TVA   1   1   -   1   -      3
USARead Footnote 22   -   2   1   3   2      8
VA   6   2   5   8  10     31
Total 675 786 725 690 685  3,561

Notes:

- Represents zero.

1: Data in this table represent utility patents assigned to agencies at the time of patent issue. Data is subject to minor revisions. (back to text)

2:United States of America - no agency indicated in database. (back to text)

3: FY 2009 Numbers are preliminary. Past years’ data may have been revised from prior year reports to reflect patent withdrawal information that was updated during the year. It is not uncommon for the withdrawal status of patents issued in prior years to change. (back to text)

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