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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

Eugene-Springfield, OR

( Metropolitan 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
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 14 17 6 11 6 4 6 10 6 6 3 3 10 11 113
385 Optical Waveguides 0 2 0 1 3 2 8 11 5 2 6 1 2 0 43
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 4 0 0 1 4 3 2 7 4 7 4 37
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 2 1 0 0 0 4 2 1 2 5 4 5 2 6 34
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 3 2 2 1 1 3 3 3 0 1 0 1 4 6 30
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 5 3 4 22
340 Communications: Electrical 2 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 3 3 2 0 2 0 20
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 4 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 16
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 15
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 15
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 2 2 2 15
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 2 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 14
280 Land Vehicles 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 2 14
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 13
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 3 1 2 12
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 12
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 12
030 Cutlery 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 11
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 11
348 Television 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 11
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 11
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 5 11
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 10
250 Radiant Energy 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 10
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 9
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 0 0 9
382 Image Analysis 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 9
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 3 9
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 8
083 Cutting 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 7
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 7
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 7
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 7
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 7
297 Chairs and Seats 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
433 Dentistry 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
451 Abrading 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
362 Illumination 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 5
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
005 Beds 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
084 Music 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
002 Apparel 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
104 Railways 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
180 Motor Vehicles 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
188 Brakes 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
213 Railway Draft Appliances 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
380 Cryptography 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
398 Optical Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
178 Telegraphy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 73 75 66 71 43 56 62 68 52 57 84 56 80 84 927



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