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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

Wheeling, WV-OH

( 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
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 18
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 8
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
062 Refrigeration 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 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
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 12 12 8 9 13 12 7 7 7 12 6 9 2 4 120



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