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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

Wapakoneta, OH

( 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
100 Presses 2 5 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
073 Measuring and Testing 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
029 Metal Working 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
083 Cutting 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
483 Tool Changing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
340 Communications: Electrical 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 18 20 17 20 13 8 1 5 3 6 7 9 125


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