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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

Tiffin, OH

( 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
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2 3 3 2 3 3 2 1 5 5 4 4 37


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