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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

Ocean City, NJ

( 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
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
101 Printing 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
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 0 3 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
256 Fences 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 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
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 7 8 6 2 1 5 7 4 1 2 4 4 4 5 60



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