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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

Seymour, 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
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 11
362 Illumination 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 9
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 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 0 1 2
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 3 5 6 0 5 6 6 4 2 8 3 0 6 56



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