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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

Oak Harbor, WA

( 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
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 8
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 6
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 4 7 14 9 11 9 8 6 12 14 17 110


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