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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

Red Wing, 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 2012 2013 Total
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 3 14 16 10 6 59
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 4 6 1 20
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 1 0 3 2 15
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 5 3 15
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 3 1 0 3 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 14
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 6 12
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 10
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 1 9
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 8
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 7
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 6
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
431 Combustion 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
355 Photocopying 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 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 0 0 0 1 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 12 8 13 13 10 23 14 20 18 36 33 37 43 289



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