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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

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 Total
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 1 2 4 3 2 1 0 1 2 1 19
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 7
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 6
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 1 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 2
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 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 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 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 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 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 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 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 0 1 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 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 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 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 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 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 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 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 1
250 Radiant Energy 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 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 1 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 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 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 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 10 4 8 15 14 9 7 8 7 11 11 113


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