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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

Clearlake, CA

( 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
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 3 9
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 2 6 6 5 7 4 8 56



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