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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

Vicksburg, 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
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 2 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 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 11 2 3 8 5 4 2 0 4 5 1 52


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