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Long Description for the Patent Applications Managed Electronically Graph

The following table presents the values given in the rates for patent applications managed electronically graph for the last four fiscal years.

Target and Actual Rates for Patent Applications
Managed Electronically for the Last 4 Fiscal Years
  FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004
Target - - - 70%
Actual - - - 88% met


  • Data source: Patent Application Location and Monitoring (PALM) system.
  • Frequency: Daily input, weekly reporting.
  • Data storage: PALM and automated systems.
  • Verification: Accuracy of supporting data is controlled through internal program edits in the PALM system and cross checks against other automated systems.
  • Data Limitations: None.



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