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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

Grand Junction, CO

( 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
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 9
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 8
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 7
002 Apparel 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 5
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
037 Excavating 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
104 Railways 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
005 Beds 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 17 13 10 12 7 8 11 10 7 13 11 15 22 166



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