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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

Indiana, PA

( 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
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 6 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 15
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 6
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
250 Radiant Energy 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
267 Spring Devices 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
417 Pumps 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 23 17 11 11 6 2 8 4 6 4 10 5 6 7 120



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