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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

Savannah, 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
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 1 3 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 14
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 2 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 13
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 8
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
019 Textiles: Fiber Preparation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 6
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 4
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
084 Music 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
185 Motors: Spring, Weight, or Animal Powered 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 1 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
433 Dentistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 15 24 16 15 21 16 15 15 14 12 14 23 200


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