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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

Muscatine, IA

( 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
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 2 3 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 16
434 Education and Demonstration 2 4 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
119 Animal Husbandry 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
112 Sewing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 10 8 9 15 18 11 5 1 1 3 6 94


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