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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

Gettysburg, 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 2012 2013 Total
362 Illumination 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 0 14
439 Electrical Connectors 2 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 4
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
005 Beds 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
215 Bottles and Jars 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
213 Railway Draft Appliances 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 8 12 6 6 13 4 10 8 6 7 5 7 6 16 114



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