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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

Centralia, WA

( 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
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 2 6 3 4 1 3 4 1 1 1 4 40


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