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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

Tupelo, MS

( 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 1 2 2 2 1 1 5 0 7 0 6 27
297 Chairs and Seats 1 2 0 1 1 1 4 2 4 1 5 1 23
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 6
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 1 6
062 Refrigeration 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
083 Cutting 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 12 7 7 6 8 11 9 9 4 13 14 16 116


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