USPTO annual reports

Performance and Accountability Report (PAR)


Fiscal Year 2019 PAR

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Our vision of leading the Nation and the world in intellectual property begins by achieving world-class patent and trademark systems to serve our country and the global economy. The USPTO 2018-2022 Strategic Plan recognizes the role a strong IP system plays in helping to expand the economy and increase job creation through (a) the issuance of reliable patents with clear boundaries of protection and optimized patent examination pendency and (b) the issuance in a timely manner of high-quality trademark registrations. As a world leader in shaping IP protection, the USPTO serves as an operational benchmark and strives to make America’s IP system the gold standard around the world. 

As we continue to implement our Strategic Plan for 2018-2022, we remain focused on our mission to fostering innovation, competitiveness and job growth in the United States by conducting high quality and timely patent and trademark examination and review proceedings in order to produce reliable and predictable intellectual property rights; guiding intellectual property policy, and improving intellectual property rights protection; and delivering intellectual property information and education worldwide.

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Download the 2019 Performance and Accountability Report [PDF]. Data tables can be found at the end of each report. 


Prior Year PARs

A Citizen's Guide to the United States Patent and Trademark Office

The Citizen's Guide is a companion reference report to the Performance and Accountability Report and the Summary of Financial and Performance Information. The Citizen's Guide outlines performance and resource highlights, presents priorities, and a look ahead. Within minutes a reader will know the essential facts, figures, future issues, and initiatives of the USPTO.

Download the 2019 Citizen Centric Report [PDF]

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