Christmas Searches

December 24, 2011

Search results for ‘christmas’:

Patents:

U.S. Patent Applications, Granted Patents, and Patent Assignments Combined (US-PAT-COMB and US-PATPRE76): 20,943.

I used Thomson Innovation to Cluster roughly 1800 US granted patents and patent  applications where ‘christmas’ appeared in the title. Christmas tree stands and ‘holders’ dominate the category.  Light bulbs, lamps,  sockets and strings also make a strong showing.

Top US Classes: I also used Thomson Innovation to chart the Top 5 US Classes:

Grey Blue: 0470405 – Tree Trunk Supporting Base With Liquid Reservoir

Yellow: D111301 – Christmas Tree Stand

Red: 248524 – Plural means, vertically spaced

Lt Blue-Green: D11118

Purple: 362123

Other:

All State and Federal Cases (ALLCASES): 46,255

State and Federal Court Dockets (DOCK-ALL): 20,519

All State and Federal Court Filings and Briefs (BRIEF-ALL, FILING-ALL): 57,000