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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

Corpus Christi, TX

( 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
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 10 5 4 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 32
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 4 4 5 2 24
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 15
440 Marine Propulsion 1 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 8
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
019 Textiles: Fiber Preparation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
362 Illumination 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
081 Tools 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 0 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 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 1 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 29 31 23 21 22 17 16 12 14 17 19 18 19 21 279



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