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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

Barnstable Town, MA

( 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
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 3 2 2 4 2 5 2 1 4 7 0 33
370 Multiplex Communications 1 3 4 2 0 2 4 0 3 2 1 1 23
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 2 1 5 1 4 0 2 3 0 0 1 20
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 13
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 5 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 12
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 11
073 Measuring and Testing 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 10
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 9
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 8
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 8
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 8
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 1 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 7
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 7
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 7
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 6
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 6
348 Television 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 6
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 5
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
280 Land Vehicles 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
379 Telephonic Communications 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 5
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 5
427 Coating Processes 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 5
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
220 Receptacles 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
083 Cutting 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
382 Image Analysis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
070 Locks 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
168 Farriery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 50 46 32 42 44 33 46 40 39 35 45 32 484


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