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Long Description for the Patent Total Pendency Graph

The following table presents the values given in the total patent pendency graph for the last four fiscal years.

Target and Actual Total Patent Pendency
for the Last 4 Fiscal Years
  FY 2001 FY 2002 FY 2003 FY 2004
Target 26.2 26.5 27.7 29.8
Actual 24.7 24.0 26.7 27.6 met


  • Data source: PALM system.
  • Frequency: Daily input, monthly reporting.
  • Data storage: PALM, automated systems, reports.
  • Verification: Accuracy of supporting data is controlled through internal program edits in the PALM system. Final test for reasonableness is performed internally by patent examiners, supervisors, and program management analysts.
  • Data Limitations: None.


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