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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

Punta Gorda, 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
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 9 3 17
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 3 9
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 8
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 7
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
114 Ships 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
606 Surgery (instruments) 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
002 Apparel 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
348 Television 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 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
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 1 0 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
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
413 Sheet Metal Container Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 16 20 15 18 12 13 9 14 10 14 17 16 25 17 212



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