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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

Rome, GA

( 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
144 Woodworking 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 6
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 7 4 4 4 6 6 4 4 6 7 3 59


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