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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

Racine, 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
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 7 2 7 2 9 6 9 2 3 1 48
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 4 3 0 5 6 3 6 2 3 3 5 42
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 5 6 4 2 2 4 1 1 3 2 4 36
362 Illumination 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 2 3 9 6 3 30
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 3 2 10 5 28
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 1 3 5 4 5 26
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 5 6 2 0 0 1 1 2 7 1 26
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 2 1 3 4 4 2 1 2 3 0 2 2 26
165 Heat Exchange 1 1 4 2 4 4 3 2 2 0 0 2 25
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 4 4 5 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 24
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 3 1 1 7 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 23
137 Fluid Handling 6 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 20
081 Tools 5 1 0 4 2 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 19
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 5 2 3 19
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 1 0 2 1 3 3 3 1 1 1 2 19
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 3 3 1 2 0 0 2 0 4 17
056 Harvesters 3 1 4 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 2 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 3 2 16
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 3 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 16
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 4 1 2 15
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 3 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 4 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 3 0 14
433 Dentistry 1 3 5 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 14
029 Metal Working 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 1 12
439 Electrical Connectors 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 12
030 Cutlery 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 10
340 Communications: Electrical 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 10
431 Combustion 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 10
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 9
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 1 9
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 8
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 8
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
062 Refrigeration 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
180 Motor Vehicles 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 7
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 6
219 Electric Heating 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 6
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 6
060 Power Plants 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
252 Compositions 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
037 Excavating 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
083 Cutting 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
172 Earth Working 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
002 Apparel 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
114 Ships 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
111 Planting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 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 1 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 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 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 89 78 114 96 90 74 82 66 71 67 78 78 983


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