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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

Janesville, 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
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 4 6 6 1 1 2 7 8 6 11 7 13 72
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 11
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 3 10
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 9
472 Amusement Devices 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 8
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 6
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
081 Tools 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
114 Ships 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
042 Firearms 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 1 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 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 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 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 21 33 24 21 18 17 23 21 19 21 27 38 283


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