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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Technology Class

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Technology Classes Receiving 1 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Altoona, PA

( Metropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( some classes have been combined together under a single class identifier )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays technology classes and counts of utility patents classified in them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
Class Class Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 9
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 7
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
030 Cutlery 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 6 8 8 7 4 4 7 3 5 6 4 68


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