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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

Lexington Park, MD

( 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
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
062 Refrigeration 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
114 Ships 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 7 9 19 6 4 9 8 4 7 8 6 93


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