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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

Flagstaff, AZ

( 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
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 7 5 1 2 3 3 2 1 0 2 4 6 13 4 53
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 1 2 2 3 3 4 2 2 1 8 4 8 9 51
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 10 3 3 20
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 4 8 19
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 3 1 1 0 3 1 1 17
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 1 16
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 2 2 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 15
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 3 10
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 10
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 9
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 9
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 5 9
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 9
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 0 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 7
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6
084 Music 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 5
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 4
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
002 Apparel 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
114 Ships 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 1 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 27 25 24 26 23 25 19 13 19 20 41 58 63 52 433



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