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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

Honolulu, HI

( 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
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 6 5 4 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 2 34
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 4 2 1 2 0 3 3 3 2 0 2 4 4 2 32
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 4 1 0 5 3 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 4 4 31
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 4 3 27
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 6 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 8 23
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 4 5 2 18
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 3 6 18
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 3 4 18
030 Cutlery 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 3 1 2 0 17
114 Ships 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 4 3 0 3 1 0 0 15
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 4 3 0 2 15
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 1 3 1 15
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 2 4 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 14
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 3 4 13
340 Communications: Electrical 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 2 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 11
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 11
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 11
280 Land Vehicles 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 1 11
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 8
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 8
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 8
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 8
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 7
005 Beds 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 7
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 7
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 7
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 7
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 7
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 6
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 6
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 5
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
362 Illumination 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 5
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 5
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 5
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 5
002 Apparel 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
084 Music 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
439 Electrical Connectors 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
452 Butchering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
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 1 0 0 2
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 1 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
185 Motors: Spring, Weight, or Animal Powered 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 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 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 52 71 57 50 47 32 54 46 56 43 77 63 73 88 809



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