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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 Castle, 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
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
215 Bottles and Jars 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 7
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 5
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
370 Multiplex Communications 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
501 Compositions: Ceramic 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
221 Article Dispensing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 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
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 18 9 12 8 12 6 8 9 4 1 6 11 104


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