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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

Tullahoma, TN

( 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
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 2 3 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 17
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
453 Coin Handling 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 11 4 12 11 11 9 2 8 4 7 1 7 3 5 95



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