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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

Owosso, MI

( 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
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 6
029 Metal Working 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 6 4 6 7 7 4 6 7 5 10 10 6 78


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