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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

Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV

( 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
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 4
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
413 Sheet Metal Container Making 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 8 4 5 9 6 10 6 6 5 5 2 72


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