Post registration audit program statistics

The following data show a running total of audit actions and various other statistics since the inception of the audit program in November 2017. This data is updated quarterly.

Audit actions to date

Type of actionNov 2017 - Dec 2023
First office actions issued29,022
Registrations with a response deleting goods/services/classes49.53%
Total registration cancellations3,883

Represented by U.S. attorney

Attorney representationNov 2017 - Dec 2023
Respondents represented by U.S. attorney83%
Unrepresented respondents17%

Deletions by filing basis

Registrations deleting goods/services/classesNov 2017 - Dec 2023
Section 1(a)45%
Section 44(e)65%
Section 66(a)69%
Combined Sections 1(a) and 44(e)66%

Percentage of responses reviewed that included a deletion

The table below represents the most recent six months and is updated quarterly, you can also view prior years' monthly deletion rates

December 202346%
November 202349%
October 202349%
September 202353%
August 202348%
July 202352%
June 202344%
May 202344%
April 202339%
March 202340%
February 202346%
January 202348%
December 202243%
November 202250%
October 202253%