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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

Anchorage, AK

( Metropolitan 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 11 6 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 2 6 1 5 5 45
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 3 3 1 3 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 15
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 8
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 7
340 Communications: Electrical 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
362 Illumination 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 7
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 6
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 6
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
042 Firearms 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
002 Apparel 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
070 Locks 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
062 Refrigeration 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
455 Telecommunications 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 31 33 33 30 28 25 25 10 12 29 19 15 20 34 344



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