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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

Meadville, 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 Total
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 7
269 Work Holders 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5
084 Music 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
432 Heating 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 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
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 4 4 7 9 10 5 1 2 5 7 11 75


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