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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

Wausau, 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
280 Land Vehicles 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 11
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
030 Cutlery 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
070 Locks 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 1 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 1 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
440 Marine Propulsion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 17 13 17 16 12 10 9 9 7 10 14 16 150


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