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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 - 2011 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

Jacksonville, FL

( 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 Total
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 3 11 6 8 4 2 6 7 6 5 11 7 76
606 Surgery (instruments) 7 5 12 10 8 3 3 2 2 4 10 7 73
455 Telecommunications 5 1 3 3 8 3 6 12 5 8 8 10 72
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 5 1 1 2 2 4 1 2 3 2 9 2 34
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 2 2 5 9 33
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 2 0 2 1 3 4 0 5 4 2 4 5 32
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 2 2 4 1 2 2 2 2 1 4 5 31
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 1 1 2 7 2 5 2 4 7 31
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 3 3 6 4 3 1 0 1 0 2 3 29
042 Firearms 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 4 4 6 8 27
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 0 2 2 6 7 3 2 1 1 2 27
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 3 2 1 0 3 3 1 0 2 6 0 23
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 2 1 3 5 3 23
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 3 6 5 23
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 4 1 2 4 2 2 1 1 2 0 2 22
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 2 2 3 4 1 0 1 3 1 0 19
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 2 2 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 3 1 2 19
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 2 5 2 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 1 19
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 4 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 18
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 3 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 17
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 7 0 16
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 3 4 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 16
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 3 1 16
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 2 1 2 3 15
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 3 3 2 15
002 Apparel 3 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 14
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 3 1 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 14
362 Illumination 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 3 0 12
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 3 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 12
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 12
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 2 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 12
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 11
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 11
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 11
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 2 0 11
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 10
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 10
005 Beds 0 2 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
220 Receptacles 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 9
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 9
280 Land Vehicles 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 9
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 3 9
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 9
379 Telephonic Communications 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 9
414 Material or Article Handling 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
427 Coating Processes 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 9
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 9
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 8
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 8
370 Multiplex Communications 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 8
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 8
482 Exercise Devices 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 8
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 8
250 Radiant Energy 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 7
029 Metal Working 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
053 Package Making 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
062 Refrigeration 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 6
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 6
348 Television 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 6
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 5
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 5
172 Earth Working 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
219 Electric Heating 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 5
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
186 Merchandising 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
089 Ordnance 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
100 Presses 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
184 Lubrication 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 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 1 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 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 0 0 1 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
483 Tool Changing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 1 0 0 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 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 111 106 114 132 124 106 122 107 91 84 168 143 1408


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