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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

Clarksburg, 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 2012 2013 Total
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 3 1 6 3 2 3 4 7 2 4 4 2 2 45



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