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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

Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL

( Micropolitan 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
417 Pumps 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 10
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 6
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
047 Plant Husbandry 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 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
ALL ALL CLASSES 17 9 12 10 8 9 7 4 7 6 11 8 6 10 124



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