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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

Wahpeton, ND-MN

( 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
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 9
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 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
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 7 5 5 7 7 4 5 2 6 2 2 54


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