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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

Ottawa-Streator, 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 2012 2013 Total
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 3 3 0 7 5 12 10 8 8 6 13 25 46 149
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 2 2 3 3 4 25
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 1 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 5
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
252 Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 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 0 1 0 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 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 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 22 20 20 12 13 17 23 17 14 18 16 27 39 68 326



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