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Technology Center 1600
Biotechnology, Organic Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals
Vital Statistics
Receptionist Desk - Crystal Mall 1 Room 7C11
Telephone Numbers - TC 1600  (703) 308-1235, 308-0196
Customer Service Center – Crystal Mall 1 Room 7D04
Telephone Numbers – TC 1600  (703) 308-0197, 308-0198; Fax Number- (703) 308-4407
Fax Center
Official FAX Numbers - 1610 & 1620
1630, 1640, 1650, 1660
 (703) 305-3592
 (703) 308-4242, 305-3014
Technology Center Directors
Name
Phone No.
John Doll
Jasemine Chambers
Bruce Kisliuk
(703) 308-1123
(703) 308-1123
(703) 308-1123
FAX No.
e-mail
(703) 305-7230
[email protected]
(703) 305-7230 [email protected]
(703) 305-7230
[email protected]
Technology Examined In Each Group
1610 – Bioeffecting and Body Treating Compositions and Treatment Protocols
1620 - Heterocyclic Compounds and uses, Carbohydrates and Nonheterocyclic
Chemistry and Uses
1630 - Molecular Biology, Multicellular Organisms and Gene Therapy,
Bioinformatics, Transgenic Plants
1640 - Immunology
1650 - Non-Immuno Proteins, Peptides (Enzymes & Toxins), DNA Hybridization,
DNA Amplification
1660 - Plants (PLTs under 35 USC 1.161)
03/03
1
Staffing
Groups
1610
1620
1630
1640
1650
1660
TOTAL
Art Units
4
5
8
7
4
1
29
Examiners
61
70
90
85
54
9
369
PhD
17
32
59
64
25
0
197
MS
09
19
30
10
10
2
80
Law/Sch
3
1
2
3
0
2
10
JD
15
4
6
1
5
0
31
Quality and Special Laws staff
03/03
Technology Center Practice Specialists
George Elliott
Paula Hutzell
703-308-4003
703-308-4310
Quality Assurance Specialist
Diana Dudash
Brian Stanton
703-308-2328
703-308-2801
Special Program Examiners
Julie Burke
William Dixon
Cecilia Tsang
703-308-7553
703-308-3824
703-308-0254
2
Primary
27
36
31
28
22
2
146
PSA
4
3
11
18
7
2
37
Technical Support Staff 1600
Head Supervisory Legal Instrument Examiners:
Margaret Stevens
Team Leader
Legal
Instruments
Examiner
43
5
(703) 305-3608
Legal Document Review
Clerk
Receptionist
4
1
Total Technical Support Staff = 53
Examiner Hiring, Attritions and Profile for TC 1600
FY
95
96
97
98
99
00
01
02
03
03/03
Hired
40
100
24
26
101
82
49
46
3
Attritions
37
22
44
33
35
31
51
49
19
FY 02 Numbers
TCs
BS
1600
1700
2100
2600
2800
2900
3600
3700
TOTAL BY
DEGREES/COMBINED
TC’S
MS
PhD
Hires
%
Hires
%
Hires
%
Hires
%
Hires
%
21
35
47
44
90
3
35
70
289
31%
73%
65%
79%
74%
43%
85%
74%
68%
3
5
27
26
29
0
12
5
74
20%
8%
26%
20%
18%
43%
5%
11%
18%
20
5
2
0
7
1
1
1
40
47%
14%
3%
0%
6%
14%
2%
3%
9%
1
2
4
1
3
0
3
5
19
2%
5%
6%
2%
2%
0%
7%
13%
5%
49
37
72
56
122
7
41
38
422
12%
9%
17%
13%
29%
2%
10%
9%
100%
Estimated New Filings For TC 1600
ANNUAL PERIOD
4
03
02
FY
01
FY
00
FY
99
FY
98
FY
97
FY
96
FY
95
FY
94
FY
93
FY
92
FY
91
FY
FY
FY
FY
90
50000
45000
40000
35000
30000
25000
20000
15000
10000
5000
0
89
FILINGS
TECHNOLOGY CENTER 1600 - NEW CASE FILINGS
03/03
Totals by TCs
JD
Workload Statistics - TC 1600
(3/25/03)
FY00
FY01
FY02
FY03
First Actions
33,571
35,595
32,722
11,632
FAOM
30,940
32,685
32,934
14,908
Allowances
15,646
16,357
18,160
7,939
% Allowed
53%
51%
53%
Examiner’s Answers 323
Interferences
11
Disposals
29,344
Total Actions
81,032
302
311
184
36
24
23
32,160
34,257
16,458
89,062
38,897
91,862
Current Inventory of Pending Applications - TC 1600
New Applications
Amended Applications
Rejected Applications
Total
03/03
21,904
6,964
24,426
53,294
5
Pendency - TC 1600
FY 00 FY01 FY02 FY03
Total Pendency
Pendency to First action
28.3
13.2
26.1
12.8
23.9
11.5
25.7
13.5
Animal Applications / Patents
Over
2224* Applications have been filed having a claim drawn to an animal (total).
353
666*
27*
52*
10*
11*
470*
987*
Animal Patents
Total Patents issued on cases that originally claimed animals
Unexamined Applications
Allowed Applications (not yet issued as Patents)
Applications at the Board of Appeals
Applications at the Board of Interferences
Applications in Active Prosecution
Abandoned Cases
* These numbers have not been updated since the October report due to a computer problem.
03/03
6
353 Animal Patents
296
24
19
16
20
2
2
2
1
6
4
1
18
3
15
2
2
1
1
41
7
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
mice
rats
rabbits
sheep
pigs
nematode
Drosophila
chicken
bird
fish
guinea pig
abalone
cows
canine
goat
hamster
turkey
non-human animal
non-human organism
mammals
rodents
murine
gerbil
frog
lama
camel
non-human primate
cat
Statutory Invention Registration (SIR) drawn to a chicken that is resistant to avian
leukosis virus.
degu
monkey
Drosophila
mud loach
deer
dipteram
Breakout of Types of Animals
Transgenic
Gain of function/phenotype
Bioreactor
Genetic mutation (recombination)
Tissue Chimeras
New Breeds
Disease models (chemical/viral/selective breeding)
03/03
7
178
28
108
42
10
29
The Gene Scene, etc.
Issued Patents
Over 7,200 Patents to Genes/Open Reading Frames
Over 1,600 of these Patents are to Human Genes/Open Reading Frames
Over 22,000 Patents drawn to Genes, DNA Fragments, Oligos, SNPs, ESTs, ORFs, etc
Pending Utility Applications
Over 25,000 Applications claiming Genes, DNA Fragments, Oligos, SNPs, ESTs, ORFs
Provisional Applications
Estimate over 30,000 Full Length Genes/Open Reading Frames claimed or disclosed
Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
355 SNP patents have issued claiming SNPs and SNP related inventions
Only about 50 of these claim SNPs, per se
Plant Applications
Approximately 758 Pending Plant Applications under 35 USC 161
Over 1644 Pending Utility Plant Applications
03/03
8