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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

Bennington, VT

( 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
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 5 8 5 24
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 6 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 11
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 8
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
005 Beds 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
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
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 11 13 9 6 9 2 3 3 10 7 12 16 11 119



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