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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

Willmar, 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
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 3 1 0 4 6 4 8 9 4 13 16 23 26 119
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 1 3 0 0 5 3 2 21
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 8
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
452 Butchering 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 1 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 6 4 2 7 9 13 14 19 6 16 25 26 35 189



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