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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

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 2012 2013 Total
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 4 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 0 3 4 2 4 28
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 2 3 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 7 25
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 4 1 5 3 0 2 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 23
053 Package Making 2 0 1 3 2 2 0 2 3 1 2 1 0 1 20
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 3 0 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 1 3 4 0 20
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 0 1 16
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 15
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 3 1 1 15
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 14
297 Chairs and Seats 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 14
083 Cutting 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 13
101 Printing 3 5 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 10
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
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 0 1 9
221 Article Dispensing 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
002 Apparel 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 6
049 Movable or Removable Closures 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 5
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
144 Woodworking 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
219 Electric Heating 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
396 Photography 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
431 Combustion 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
451 Abrading 0 3 0 0 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 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 0 0 3
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 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 0 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
165 Heat Exchange 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 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 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 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 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 45 54 42 35 31 36 50 32 28 29 30 31 30 37 510



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