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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

Naples-Marco Island, 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 2012 2013 Total
606 Surgery (instruments) 3 3 1 8 1 2 4 6 3 5 4 13 7 16 76
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 2 6 2 8 28
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 3 4 3 2 18
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 3 1 0 1 2 2 2 18
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 17
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 3 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 15
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 1 4 2 15
164 Metal Founding 2 1 0 3 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 14
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2 14
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 13
005 Beds 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 12
062 Refrigeration 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 12
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 12
114 Ships 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 10
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 10
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 10
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 10
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 10
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 9
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
450 Foundation Garments 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 9
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 9
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 8
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 8
002 Apparel 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
385 Optical Waveguides 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 6
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 6
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 6
726 Information Security 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
073 Measuring and Testing 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
084 Music 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 5
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
053 Package Making 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 4
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
220 Receptacles 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
431 Combustion 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
140 Wireworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
380 Cryptography 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 1 0 0 0 0 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
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
056 Harvesters 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
332 Modulators 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
453 Coin Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
470 Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 42 32 43 59 32 43 69 53 28 39 46 61 65 86 698



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