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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

Richmond, 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 Total
027 Undertaking 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 0 0 13
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 5 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 13
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 11 5 3 4 8 6 12 7 3 5 8 81


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