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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

Clinton, IA

( 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
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 7
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 4 4 3 2 2 6 6 2 1 2 1 2 3 42



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