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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

Ocala, 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
370 Multiplex Communications 0 2 1 3 0 2 1 1 1 3 5 2 21
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 3 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 12
482 Exercise Devices 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 9
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 1 9
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 7
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 6
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 6
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 4
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 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 1 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 19 19 24 22 12 16 21 23 11 18 23 20 226


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