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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

Brevard, NC

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1 5 5 4 1 2 2 4 1 2 5 1 33


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