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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

Lima, OH

( 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
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
073 Measuring and Testing 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
029 Metal Working 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
081 Tools 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 11 6 7 3 3 3 5 2 1 3 5 51


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