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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

Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ

( 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
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 6
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 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
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 9 6 2 10 2 8 8 2 7 10 8 9 9 97



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