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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

Sandusky, 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 2012 2013 Total
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 9
118 Coating Apparatus 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 7
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 6
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 6
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 5
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5
114 Ships 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 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
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 8 8 3 11 8 5 5 4 7 9 20 11 10 112



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