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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

Pendleton-Hermiston, OR

( 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
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 17 26
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 11
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6
056 Harvesters 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 0 5 4 4 3 3 5 4 2 13 30 75


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