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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

Winchester, VA-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 2012 2013 Total
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 9
070 Locks 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 9
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
220 Receptacles 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 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
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 12 9 13 12 4 12 8 10 9 12 13 12 22 152



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