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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

Fayetteville, NC

( 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
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 1 2 4 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 3 3 25
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 6
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 5
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 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 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 10 4 8 15 14 9 7 8 7 11 11 14 13 140



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