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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

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA

( 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 1 13
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 2 2 0 3 0 0 1 2 1 12
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 9
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 9
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 6 9
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 7
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 6
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
219 Electric Heating 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
454 Ventilation 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
083 Cutting 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 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 1 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 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 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 0 0 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 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 1 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 1 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 13 23 22 20 10 10 20 6 13 20 32 31 220


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