Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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

Michigan City-La Porte, IN

( 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
433 Dentistry 2 2 1 0 5 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 15
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 13
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 7
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
431 Combustion 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 18 8 18 10 17 11 13 8 5 6 6 2 8 11 141



PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/reports.htm
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports