PDF Version, FY 05 - FY 15

Invention Secrecy Activity

(as reported by the Patent & Trademark Office)


					FY11		FY12		FY13		FY14		FY15

Total Secrecy Orders in Effect		5241		5327		5445		5520		5579
(at end of period)

New Secrecy Orders Imposed		143		98		139		97		95

Secrecy Orders Rescinded		37		18		21		22		36

Sponsoring Agencies for
New Secrecy Orders
	Foreign Origin			33		14		12		5		10
	ARMY				19		33		2		13		5
	NAVY				41		29		68		43		30
	AF				10		13		11		6		45
	DOE				15		0		29		15		0
	NSA				25		9		11		6		4
	DTSA						0		1		6		0
	NASA, DARPA			0		0		5		3		1

New DoD Secrecy Order Types
	Type 1 (export control)		33		27		66		42		33
	Type 2 (classified)		41		18		21		9		34
	Type 2 (foreign PSA)		33		13		12		11		9
	Type 3				21		40		6		18		19
	
New Non-DoD Secrecy Orders		15		0		34		17		0

"John Doe" Secrecy Orders
(imposed on private inventors)		11		11		21		11		15





maintained by Steven Aftergood