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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

Terre Haute, 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
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 6 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 18
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 6
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
431 Combustion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 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.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 11 12 15 8 12 11 6 9 3 7 4 16 12 133



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