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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

Cookeville, 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
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 2 3 1 5 0 4 1 3 1 5 7 12 8 10 62
362 Illumination 2 7 4 3 2 3 4 4 1 3 0 1 1 3 38
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 2 0 2 8 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 23
219 Electric Heating 1 0 1 7 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 18
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
055 Gas Separation 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 7
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 6
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
340 Communications: Electrical 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
114 Ships 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 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 1 0 0 0 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
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 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
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 19 22 18 41 13 19 19 23 8 16 15 23 19 22 277



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