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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

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 Total
070 Locks 0 1 1 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 8
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 8
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
220 Receptacles 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 1 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 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 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 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 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 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 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 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 1 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 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 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 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 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 13 118


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