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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

Glens Falls, NY

( 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
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 7 6 9 3 1 1 5 2 1 2 2 2 40
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 6 0 2 2 3 1 3 1 3 2 3 26
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 2 0 11
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 7
137 Fluid Handling 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
417 Pumps 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 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
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 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
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 26 27 19 17 14 15 14 21 11 16 11 14 203


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