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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

Findlay, OH

( 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
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 10 1 8 22
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 9
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5
005 Beds 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
029 Metal Working 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
417 Pumps 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
089 Ordnance 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 8 12 7 11 9 7 8 7 8 15 12 25 129


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