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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNEL

TABLE 28: END OF YEAR PERSONNELRead Footnote 11
(FY 2005 - FY 2009)
Activity 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Business          
Patent Business Line 6,494 7,283 7,959 8,582 8,786
Trademark Business Line   869
single underline
  906
single underline
  954
single underline
  936
single underline
  930
single underline
Total USPTO 7,363
double underline
8,189
double underline
8,913
double underline
9,518
double underline
9,716
double underline
Examination Staff          
Patent Examiners          
UPR Examiners 4,177 4,779 5,376 5,955 6,143
Design Examiners    81
single underline
  104
single underline
  101
single underline
  100
single underline
   99
single underline
Total UPR and Design Examiners 4,258
double underline
4,883
double underline
5,477
double underline
6,055
double underline
6,242
double underline
Trademark Examining Attorneys   357   413   404   398   388

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