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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 - 2013 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

Pottsville, 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 2012 2013 Total
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 6
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 6
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
100 Presses 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 10 8 10 15 5 15 2 8 8 5 12 7 12 127



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