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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

Longview, 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
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 11 14 10 10 4 0 1 2 4 0 1 5 62
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 4 4 9 26
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 3 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 1 20
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 6
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 6
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 5
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
029 Metal Working 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
014 Bridges 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
116 Signals and Indicators 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 27 23 21 15 14 12 13 12 19 8 17 26 207


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