Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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 - 2013 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, VT

( 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 2012 2013 Total
280 Land Vehicles 1 5 6 2 4 3 0 1 2 2 0 2 1 0 29
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 5 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 8 2 24
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 0 1 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 22
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 5 1 10
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 8
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 8
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 6
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 6
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
084 Music 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
355 Photocopying 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
267 Spring Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
431 Combustion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 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 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 23 36 25 36 31 26 21 27 16 18 26 19 25 26 355



PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/reports.htm
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports