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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

Cadillac, MI

( Micropolitan 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
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 11 6 5 1 4 3 7 3 5 3 4 57


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