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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

Pontiac, 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
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 2 3 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 4 2 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 14
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 8
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 5 3 4 4 14 4 7 0 4 2 9 1 4 1 62



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