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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

Hot Springs, AR

( 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
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
417 Pumps 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
451 Abrading 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
453 Coin Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 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 1 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 4 5 4 5 5 4 5 2 4 4 9 55


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