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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

Dickinson, ND

( 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
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 7
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 2 4 0 1 2 5 5 1 1 5 2 31


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