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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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Table of Contents | Management | Financial | Auditor | IG | Other

Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviation List

ABC – Activity Based Cost

AAO – Agency Administrative Order

ABM – Activity Based Management

AIPA – American Inventors Protection Act

ASEAN – Association of South East Asian Nations

BPAI – Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences

C&A – Certification and Accreditation

CPIC – Capital Planning and Investment Control

CS – Commercial Service

CSRS – Civil Service Retirement System

CSSC – Competitive Sourcing Steering Committee

DOC – Department of Commerce

DOL – Department of Labor

DOO – Departmental Organization Order

EFS – Electronic Filing System

EPO – European Patent Office

FAIR – Federal Activities Inventory Reform

FASAB – Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board

FAST – First Action System for Trademarks

FECA – Federal Employees’ Compensation Act

FEGLI – Federal Employees Group Life Insurance

FEHB – Federal Employees Health Benefit Program

FERS – Federal Employees Retirement System

FFMIA – Federal Financial Management Improvement Act

FICA – Federal Insurance Contributions Act

FIRST – For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

FISMA – Federal Information Security Management Act

FMFIA – Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act

FMS – Financial Management Services

FTA – Free Trade Agreement

FY – Fiscal Year

G8 – Group of Eight Countries

GAAP – Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GAO – Government Accountability Office

GIPA – Global Intellectual Property Academy

GPRA – Government Performance and Results Act

GSA – Government Services Administration

HR – Human Resources

IG – Inspector General

INTA – International Trademark Association

IP – Intellectual Property

IPAU – IP Australia

IPR – Intellectual Property Rights

IT – Information Technology

JPO – Japanese Patent Office

KIPO – Korean Intellectual Property Office

MTS – Metric Tracking System

NAMM – International Music Products Association

OBRA – Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

OCFO – Office of Chief Financial Officer

OCIO – Office of Chief Information Officer

OHR – Office of Human Resources

OIG – Office of the Inspector General

OMB – Office of Management and Budget

OPM – Office of Personnel Management

PALM – Patent Application Location and Monitoring

PART – Program Assessment Rating Tool

PCT – Patent Cooperation Treaty

PDF – Portable Document Format

PFW – Patent File Wrapper

Pub.L – Public Law

PMA – President’s Management Agenda

SFFAC – Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Concepts

SFFAS – Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Standards

SIPO – State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China

STOP! – Strategy Targeting Organized Piracy!

TEAS – Trademark Electronic Application System

TRAM – Trademark Reporting and Application Monitoring

TTAB – Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

U.S. – United States

U.S.C – United States Code

UPOV – Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

USPTO – United States Patent and Trademark Office

USTR – United States Trade Representative

WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization

WTO – World Trade Organization


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