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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

Concord, NH

( 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
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 5 4 0 1 5 1 3 5 2 4 4 6 39
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 2 8 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 22
219 Electric Heating 1 0 5 2 4 2 4 0 0 1 2 2 21
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 2 3 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 15
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 1 4 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 11
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 2 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 11
340 Communications: Electrical 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 2 1 10
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 10
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 2 1 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 10
362 Illumination 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 2 10
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 9
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0 2 9
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 9
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 8
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8
455 Telecommunications 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 8
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
439 Electrical Connectors 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 8
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 8
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 7
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 7
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 7
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 7
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 7
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 7
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 7
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 1 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 7
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 6
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
382 Image Analysis 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 6
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 5
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
370 Multiplex Communications 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 5
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
417 Pumps 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 5
002 Apparel 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
072 Metal Deforming 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 4
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
114 Ships 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 3
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
137 Fluid Handling 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
042 Firearms 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
104 Railways 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
283 Printed Matter 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 54 55 49 43 64 30 53 44 44 47 65 59 603


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