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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

Albertville, AL

( Micropolitan 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
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 6
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
606 Surgery (instruments) 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
084 Music 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
188 Brakes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 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 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 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
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 10 3 7 7 5 4 6 4 5 3 6 15 13 95



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