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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 - 2013 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

Victoria, TX

( 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 2012 2013 Total
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 6
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 4 3 7 2 7 1 2 2 4 1 4 1 4 48



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