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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

Rockland, ME

( 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
417 Pumps 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 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 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 5 12 9 11 5 4 4 6 3 7 2 74


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