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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

Bellefontaine, OH

( 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
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 0 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
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 5 6 6 7 2 2 2 10 7 10 14 78


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