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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

St. Joseph, MO-KS

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 15
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 6
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 6
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 6
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
037 Excavating 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 6 7 13 12 8 11 8 4 9 8 10 14 16 131



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