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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

Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI

( 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
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 3 1 2 5 3 1 2 0 2 1 1 22
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 9
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 7
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 7
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 7
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 5
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 4
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3
056 Harvesters 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
249 Static Molds 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
165 Heat Exchange 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
452 Butchering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
453 Coin Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 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 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 15 17 13 16 24 13 17 13 7 18 21 18 190


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