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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 - 2013 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

Manitowoc, WI

( 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 2012 2013 Total
212 Traversing Hoists 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 16
062 Refrigeration 1 1 0 0 3 1 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 14
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 2 0 0 3 3 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 14
417 Pumps 3 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 7
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 6
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 6
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
014 Bridges 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 24 24 19 22 21 10 14 10 7 5 12 14 14 16 212



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