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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

Green Bay, WI

( 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 Total
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 4 1 5 3 0 2 3 0 2 2 0 0 22
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 4 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 0 3 4 22
053 Package Making 2 0 1 3 2 2 0 2 3 1 2 1 19
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 2 3 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 16
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 3 16
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 15
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 6 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 15
297 Chairs and Seats 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 2 0 14
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 13
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 3 13
101 Printing 3 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
083 Cutting 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 10
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 10
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 8
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 2 1 8
221 Article Dispensing 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 7
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 5
049 Movable or Removable Closures 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 5
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 5
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
144 Woodworking 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
219 Electric Heating 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
002 Apparel 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
396 Photography 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
431 Combustion 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
451 Abrading 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
452 Butchering 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 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
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
300 Brush, Broom, and Mop Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 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 1 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
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 1 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 45 54 42 35 31 36 50 32 28 29 30 31 443


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