December 24, 2011
Search results for ‘christmas’:
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
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