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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

Dunn, NC

( 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
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 7 7 8 4 7 2 3 6 4 3 2 2 6 71



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