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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

The Villages, FL

( 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
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 0 2 3 4 3 3 2 1 1 3 2 22


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