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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

Marble Falls, TX

( 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
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: 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 0 0 0 0 1 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 5 4 6 4 4 2 2 3 7 5 3 48


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