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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

Visalia-Porterville, CA

( 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
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 10
280 Land Vehicles 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 10
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 9
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 8
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 7
029 Metal Working 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
030 Cutlery 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 4
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
019 Textiles: Fiber Preparation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
070 Locks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 13 14 11 11 8 9 7 8 6 9 22 7 15 16 156



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