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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 - 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

Cleveland, TN

( 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 Total
219 Electric Heating 1 4 8 4 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 31
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 1 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 11
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 10 16 11 16 14 5 2 4 6 11 5 107


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