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 - 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, WV

( 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 5 4 6 5 8 5 3 0 5 3 44
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 5 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 2 4 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 15
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 9
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
042 Firearms 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
417 Pumps 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 24 13 25 28 20 19 18 16 6 5 13 12 199


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/tafp.html
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