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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

Cape Girardeau-Jackson, MO-IL

( 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
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 13
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 7
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
217 Wooden Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1
111 Planting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 6 2 7 5 4 8 7 3 5 8 5 5 5 72



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