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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

Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX

( 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
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 3 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 14
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 11
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 1 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 9
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
101 Printing 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 14 20 19 16 17 16 17 16 8 11 10 10 174


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