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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

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 Total
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 2 3 1 5 0 4 1 3 1 5 7 12 44
362 Illumination 2 7 4 3 2 3 4 4 1 3 0 1 34
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 2 0 2 8 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 1 23
219 Electric Heating 1 0 1 7 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 16
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 0 0 0 0 9
055 Gas Separation 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 6
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
340 Communications: Electrical 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 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 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 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 2
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 1 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 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 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 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 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 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 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 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 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 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 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 1 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 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 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 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 19 22 18 41 13 19 19 23 8 16 15 23 236


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