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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

Jasper, IN

( 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
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 2 9
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 7
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 7
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
269 Work Holders 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
483 Tool Changing 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 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 0 0 1 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 6 13 12 11 2 5 9 3 2 5 16 18 9 120



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