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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

Ottumwa, 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
056 Harvesters 3 2 1 4 3 4 5 2 0 1 4 1 1 1 32
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 5 0 0 1 2 4 3 24
053 Package Making 0 0 0 8 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 5
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
384 Bearings 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 3 1 14 10 6 18 9 2 2 7 7 10 10 103



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