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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

Ukiah, CA

( 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
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 3 0 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 12
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 9
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 8
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 6
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 5
060 Power Plants 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
104 Railways 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
081 Tools 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
219 Electric Heating 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 15 10 7 8 10 7 12 10 12 6 12 8 7 12 136



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