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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 - 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

Baton Rouge, LA

( Metropolitan 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
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 20 25 11 11 9 6 8 7 4 2 5 10 11 4 133
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 7 13 5 8 7 4 4 5 6 6 7 6 9 9 96
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 9 12 5 18 8 8 3 8 4 1 3 2 0 1 82
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 5 7 8 11 4 6 1 4 3 2 2 2 6 8 69
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 6 8 2 5 2 5 4 3 6 0 0 2 1 1 45
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 9 4 3 4 8 0 2 2 0 4 0 1 0 1 38
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 2 2 3 1 2 5 2 2 3 3 27
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 3 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 4 1 2 2 0 3 25
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 6 3 1 5 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 24
137 Fluid Handling 5 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 19
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 5 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 0 18
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 5 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 17
252 Compositions 4 1 0 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 16
340 Communications: Electrical 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 3 3 1 0 15
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 3 1 1 0 12
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 2 11
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 11
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 11
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 10
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 10
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 9
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 4 0 1 0 9
060 Power Plants 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 8
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 8
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 7
062 Refrigeration 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 7
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 7
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 7
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 7
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 6
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 6
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
452 Butchering 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
417 Pumps 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
002 Apparel 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
005 Beds 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
260 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
431 Combustion 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
070 Locks 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
084 Music 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
132 Toilet 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
362 Illumination 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
037 Excavating 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
385 Optical Waveguides 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 0 1
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
355 Photocopying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 167 147 103 115 85 73 59 68 61 45 51 64 70 77 1185



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