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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

New Bern, NC

( 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
053 Package Making 0 3 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
219 Electric Heating 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 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 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 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
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 11 9 10 8 4 6 8 2 5 8 11 89


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