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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

Chambersburg, PA

( 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
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 4 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
212 Traversing Hoists 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 7
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
414 Material or Article Handling 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 6
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 6
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4
180 Motor Vehicles 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
083 Cutting 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
451 Abrading 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
042 Firearms 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
384 Bearings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 16 12 14 10 10 5 6 12 9 6 12 7 8 11 138



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