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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

Moses Lake, WA

( 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
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 4 3 6 2 3 6 3 2 2 2 4 2 6 51



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