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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

Topeka, 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 Total
382 Image Analysis 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
014 Bridges 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 16 10 18 17 13 4 5 6 3 5 7 7 111


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