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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

Great Bend, KS

( 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
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 2 3 0 1 3 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 3 24



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