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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

Iron Mountain, MI-WI

( 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
037 Excavating 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 3 1 2 0 1 4 1 3 1 3 2 1 2 26



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