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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

Norwalk, OH

( 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
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 2 0 3 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 8
384 Bearings 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
053 Package Making 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 5 11 3 11 9 8 5 4 2 6 2 75


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