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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

Hutchinson, 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 Total
172 Earth Working 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 5
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
027 Undertaking 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 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 1 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 3 6 2 1 3 6 4 4 3 4 9 47


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