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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

Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, 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
114 Ships 1 2 2 4 3 3 1 2 0 4 4 0 1 1 26
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 2 3 5 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 16
382 Image Analysis 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 13
089 Ordnance 2 6 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 12
102 Ammunition and Explosives 3 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 7
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
385 Optical Waveguides 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 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
112 Sewing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
181 Acoustics 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 0 0 1 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 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 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 27 31 34 28 25 31 26 25 15 13 15 7 19 16 310



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