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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

Columbia, TN

( 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
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
114 Ships 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 1 4 1 3 2 5 2 2 2 6 2 3 2 37



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