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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

Fort Payne, AL

( 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
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 0 0 8 6 4 1 3 1 0 2 2 2 29


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