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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

Redding, CA

( 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
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 6
137 Fluid Handling 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
370 Multiplex Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 5
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
169 Fire Extinguishers 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
083 Cutting 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
110 Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
168 Farriery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 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
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 15 16 14 14 16 8 13 14 12 8 9 8 147


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