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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

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, UT

( Non Metro/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
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 2 0 1 2 5 0 1 3 3 4 1 23
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 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
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 6 9 9 4 12 10 9 9 6 14 7 102


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