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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

Opelousas-Eunice, LA

( 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
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 8 8 6 7 2 3 0 3 0 0 2 3 1 46



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