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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

Walla Walla, WA

( 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
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 2 6 1 4 0 7 4 0 5 3 3 36
137 Fluid Handling 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 8
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 8
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
362 Illumination 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 11 11 10 11 5 4 13 8 4 10 5 3 95


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