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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

Mineral Wells, 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
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 5
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
220 Receptacles 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1 5 0 1 1 3 5 2 5 4 7 5 39


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