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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

El Centro, CA

( 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
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 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 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 4 4 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 4 0 2 2 31



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