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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

Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ

( 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
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 2 4 7 2 2 5 6 5 4 3 41
273 Amusement Devices: Games 3 2 2 2 1 3 6 2 6 2 2 2 33
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
433 Dentistry 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
062 Refrigeration 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
084 Music 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
100 Presses 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 1 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 1 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 19 9 18 16 20 7 12 15 21 14 17 13 181


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