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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

Galesburg, IL

( 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 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 3 4 4 2 21
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 13
062 Refrigeration 2 3 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
042 Firearms 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
089 Ordnance 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 14 8 14 5 9 6 2 8 7 7 10 4 94


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