Office of Patent Planning and Capacity Analysis

The Office of Patent Planning and Capacity Analysis performs program-specific strategic, long-range and operational planning for the program areas reporting to the Commissioner for Patents; prepares plans reflecting the decisions of the Commissioner for Patents on program alternatives and allocation of resources; in collaboration with the Office of Corporate Planning, conducts research and econometric studies and prepares related forecasts for Patent programs; conducts analyses of business processes, reengineering plans, and customer service needs; and provides related analytical support.