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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

East Stroudsburg, PA

( 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
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 9
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 8
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 7
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 6
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 5
062 Refrigeration 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
084 Music 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
379 Telephonic Communications 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 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 1 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 20 21 16 28 14 14 14 19 11 17 15 14 203


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