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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

Johnson City, 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 2012 2013 Total
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 1 18 6 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 37
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 4 4 6 3 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 3 5 1 33
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 15
439 Electrical Connectors 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 10
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 10
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 3 9
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 8
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 7
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 7
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 7
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 6
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
030 Cutlery 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
219 Electric Heating 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 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
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 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 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 21 28 47 33 15 19 19 19 20 17 27 26 27 23 341



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