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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 - 2013 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

Anniston-Oxford, AL

( 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 2012 2013 Total
007 Compound Hand Tools 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 3 3 4 7 6 7 8 2 1 8 1 8 10 74



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