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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

Kankakee-Bradley, IL

( 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
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4 3 13
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 2 2 2 13
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 7 12
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8
111 Planting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 7
188 Brakes 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 5
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
213 Railway Draft Appliances 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 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
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 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 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 10 10 7 10 21 7 10 10 6 15 11 17 28 167



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