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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

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 2012 2013 Total
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 4 6 6 1 1 2 7 8 6 11 7 13 18 23 113
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 3 2 2 14
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 0 1 10
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 8
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 8
472 Amusement Devices 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 6
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6
482 Exercise Devices 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 4
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
081 Tools 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
114 Ships 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 3
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 3
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
042 Firearms 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 2 0 0 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 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 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
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 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 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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) 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 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 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 0 0 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
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 21 33 24 21 18 17 23 21 19 21 27 38 39 44 366



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