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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

Wabash, 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
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 7 2 3 4 2 6 3 2 4 3 4 44


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