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Long Description for the Efficiency Rates for Patents Issued Graph

The following table presents the values given in the efficiency rate for patents issued graph for the last four fiscal years.

Target and Actual Efficiency Rates for Patents Issued
for the Last 4 Fiscal Years
  FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004
Target - - $3,444 $3,502
Actual $3,210 $3,376 $3,329 $3,556 see discussion


  • Data Source: PALM system.
  • Frequency: Daily input, quarterly reporting.
  • Data storage: PALM, Data Warehouse, Metify Activity Based Management (ABM).
  • Verification: Accuracy of supporting data is controlled through internal program edits in PALM, Momentum, Metify ABM. Quality control review of data by Activity Based Cost Accounting (ABC) team and program business teams.
  • Data Limitations: None.


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