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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

Owensboro, 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 2012 2013 Total
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 2 5 5 7 2 4 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 5 40
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
083 Cutting 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 8 12 14 4 8 7 3 6 4 7 5 8 13 104



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