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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

Mount Vernon-Anacortes, 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
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 5
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 5
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
101 Printing 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 3
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
267 Spring Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 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
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 15 10 6 10 10 12 11 7 10 10 11 120


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