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This Performance and Accountability Report was produced with the energies and talents of the USPTO staff.

To these individuals we would like to offer our sincerest thanks and acknowledgement.

In particular, we would like to recognize the following organizations and individuals for their contributions:

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Office of the Under Secretary and Director – Andrew Baluch and Azam Khan; Office of the Chief Communications Office – Peter Pappas; Office of the Chief Administrative Officer – Roger Williams; Office of the Chief Financial Officer – Michelle Picard; Office of Planning and Budget – Bonita Royall, Ali Emgushov, Robert Fawcett, and Candice Goodman; Office of Finance – Shana Willard, Dennis Detar, and Mark Krieger; Office of External Affairs – Janette Brown; Office of the Chief Information Officer – Scott Williams and Maureen Brown; Office of the General Counsel – Debra Decker and Mary Kelly; Board of Patent Appeal and Interferences – Kurt Brown; Trademark Trial and Appeal Board – Latoya Brown; Office of the Commissioner for Patents – Kimberly Kenney and David Fitzpatrick; Office of the Commissioner for Trademarks – Robert Allen, Karen Strohecker, and Nabil Chbouki.

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We would also like to acknowledge the Office of the Inspector General and KPMG LLP for the professional manner in which they conducted the audit of the FY 2011 Financial Statements.

We offer special thanks to AOC Solutions, Inc. and The DesignPond for their outstanding contributions in the design and production of this report. To send comments or get additional information about this report, please contact:

Office of Planning and Budget
600 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 571-272-3333
Fax: 571-273-0127

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Last Modified: 01/03/2012 14:02:37