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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

Rutland, VT

( 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
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 7
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 7
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 5
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
005 Beds 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 8 3 3 4 5 5 9 12 11 10 7 83


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