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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

Angola, IN

( Micropolitan 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
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
062 Refrigeration 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
083 Cutting 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
348 Television 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 13 10 12 8 12 4 7 2 5 6 5 91


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