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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

St. George, UT

( 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
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
114 Ships 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
362 Illumination 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 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
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 14 13 8 13 12 7 7 10 9 13 15 127


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