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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

Stillwater, OK

( 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
440 Marine Propulsion 3 2 7 3 3 1 1 0 3 4 2 1 30
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 3 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 16
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 1 2 1 0 3 15
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 3 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 13
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 10
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 10
073 Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 8
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 8
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 7
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 7
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
252 Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
181 Acoustics 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
355 Photocopying 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 18 19 19 18 31 21 22 19 20 18 24 22 251


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