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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

Platteville, WI

( 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
014 Bridges 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 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
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 1 0 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 0 0 0 1 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 0 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 1 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 4 9 3 5 3 3 5 5 5 2 8 5 1 4 62



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