Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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

Warsaw, 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
606 Surgery (instruments) 6 6 4 9 3 11 11 16 11 16 38 33 164
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 6 5 9 9 11 12 12 16 4 19 26 29 158
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 3 1 4 1 17
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5 7 15
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 1 12
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 3 0 2 11
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 11
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 10
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
062 Refrigeration 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 6
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 6
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 5
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 5
002 Apparel 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
433 Dentistry 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 32 30 29 46 33 44 42 52 31 56 95 91 581


PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports