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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

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS

( Non Metro/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
119 Animal Husbandry 2 2 2 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 2 3 2 4 27
280 Land Vehicles 1 4 3 0 1 4 1 2 0 2 1 0 3 3 25
414 Material or Article Handling 4 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 20
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 16
172 Earth Working 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 2 15
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 15
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 4 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 11
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 11
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 7
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 6
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
111 Planting 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
037 Excavating 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
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 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
030 Cutlery 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
188 Brakes 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
252 Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 36 39 43 29 34 23 22 23 18 19 32 25 32 39 414



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