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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

Somerset, 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
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 1 0 12
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 7
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 9 5 4 4 3 3 3 5 6 2 16 9 4 78



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