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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

Orangeburg, SC

( 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
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 8
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 8 0 3 9 3 4 2 3 1 4 3 1 41


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