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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

Springfield, OH

( 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
002 Apparel 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 8
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 6
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 6
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 5
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
188 Brakes 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
219 Electric Heating 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 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 1
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 17 9 9 18 10 13 6 7 10 12 17 13 141


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