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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

Elizabethtown, KY

( 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
042 Firearms 1 1 1 1 3 0 3 3 0 1 1 2 17
089 Ordnance 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 8
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
256 Fences 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 5
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
295 Railway Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 8 7 10 14 8 4 6 8 1 7 11 6 90


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