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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

Oskaloosa, IA

( 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
362 Illumination 1 2 1 0 3 1 1 1 3 4 4 7 8 5 41
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 4 5 16
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 6
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 6
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 4 8 5 9 5 7 7 5 8 14 20 24 18 137



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