Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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

Owatonna, MN

( 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
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 1 0 5 2 3 2 6 5 25
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 3 2 2 4 6 24
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 5 2 3 5 24
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 2 1 12
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 3 11
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 10
280 Land Vehicles 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 7
292 Closure Fasteners 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 7
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
181 Acoustics 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 5
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
049 Movable or Removable Closures 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
417 Pumps 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
256 Fences 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
053 Package Making 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
054 Harness for Working Animal 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 20 13 8 20 17 17 23 15 23 19 26 34 235


PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports