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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

Oshkosh-Neenah, 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
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 23 25 34 17 24 22 15 15 11 14 27 21 13 16 277
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 20 11 14 30 15 19 11 6 5 14 26 7 25 10 213
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 8 10 5 12 11 10 5 8 2 8 3 9 6 10 107
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 11 10 13 21 6 7 5 5 4 1 0 3 3 3 92
219 Electric Heating 5 7 7 3 5 7 4 6 8 6 8 6 8 9 89
440 Marine Propulsion 6 4 5 7 2 3 8 7 1 1 2 3 4 2 55
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 7 4 2 9 3 2 1 42
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 2 0 5 12 2 3 1 4 1 3 3 0 1 38
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 0 1 4 2 3 2 2 3 5 3 3 3 32
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 4 5 3 1 2 3 3 3 1 2 0 4 0 0 31
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 5 2 3 2 2 3 0 3 3 2 4 29
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 5 4 3 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1 3 3 29
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 6 3 1 3 5 1 1 28
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 4 4 3 25
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 2 2 5 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 22
053 Package Making 1 1 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 4 1 21
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 3 0 3 1 4 1 0 1 3 1 1 2 0 1 21
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 4 3 5 19
029 Metal Working 2 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 15
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 0 2 2 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 15
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 3 2 15
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 13 14
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 13
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 11
220 Receptacles 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 11
002 Apparel 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 10
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 10
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 10
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 1 10
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 10
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 9
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 8
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 8
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 8
112 Sewing 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 7
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 7
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 7
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
056 Harvesters 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
118 Coating Apparatus 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 6
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
215 Bottles and Jars 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
383 Flexible Bags 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
083 Cutting 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
110 Furnaces 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
382 Image Analysis 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 1 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
019 Textiles: Fiber Preparation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 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 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 128 117 132 146 140 124 101 105 86 90 145 129 117 116 1676



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