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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

Beckley, WV

( 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 Total
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
188 Brakes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1 4 2 4 2 0 1 2 0 1 6 1 24


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