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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

Lebanon, NH-VT

( 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
219 Electric Heating 5 3 5 4 5 11 11 3 3 6 4 3 63
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 1 2 2 4 3 4 7 9 5 5 8 50
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 2 1 5 1 5 6 6 5 5 5 8 49
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 3 3 5 5 2 2 2 5 1 2 8 8 46
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 5 15
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 2 12
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 11
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 11
060 Power Plants 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 10
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 10
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 10
084 Music 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 1 0 9
250 Radiant Energy 0 2 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 9
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 9
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 8
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 8
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 8
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 7
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 7
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 7
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 6
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6
081 Tools 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
362 Illumination 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 4
340 Communications: Electrical 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4
114 Ships 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
382 Image Analysis 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
417 Pumps 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
083 Cutting 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
470 Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 46 56 49 38 45 43 55 51 50 47 86 71 637


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