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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

Durango, CO

( 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
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 1 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 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 5 7 2 6 6 2 1 3 4 5 7 57


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