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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

Sheboygan, 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
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 2 5 5 5 3 1 2 4 3 5 3 5 9 4 56
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 5 2 1 1 3 6 7 1 2 2 3 0 3 1 37
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 6 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 3 4 2 3 27
362 Illumination 2 1 0 1 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 1 2 3 26
137 Fluid Handling 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 2 19
070 Locks 3 0 1 3 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 16
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 13
417 Pumps 2 2 3 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 0 12
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 1 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 9
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 9
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
083 Cutting 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 7
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 7
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 7
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 7
053 Package Making 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 5
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
055 Gas Separation 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
451 Abrading 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
114 Ships 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 1 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.) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
037 Excavating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
384 Bearings 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 33 43 50 38 45 38 37 23 27 44 47 35 37 40 537



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