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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

Grand Island, NE

( 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
072 Metal Deforming 0 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 6
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 5 6 2 5 4 7 1 7 2 3 3 8 5 61



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