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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

Blackfoot, ID

( 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 2012 2013 Total
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 3 1 11
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3
002 Apparel 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
362 Illumination 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 11 11 13 7 5 13 10 4 10 6 7 9 4 114



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