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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

Harrisonburg, VA

( 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
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 5
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
186 Merchandising 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 1 0 0 0 0 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
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 2 12 3 6 4 3 3 6 4 9 8 9 4 82



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