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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, WA

( 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
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 6 5 1 17
382 Image Analysis 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 0 1 3 15
348 Television 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 8
083 Cutting 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
144 Woodworking 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 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
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 12 8 6 6 9 14 6 12 8 11 11 112


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