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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

Yuma, AZ

( 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
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 6
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
385 Optical Waveguides 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1 4 5 5 1 6 9 6 3 3 1 6 50


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