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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

Bangor, ME

( 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
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 9
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 9
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 6
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 5
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 5
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 5
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 5
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
030 Cutlery 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
101 Printing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 8 7 10 10 8 7 10 9 5 15 15 15 27 151



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