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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

Branson, MO

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 2 6 4 4 3 6 4 4 2 5 4 48


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