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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

Hilo, HI

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 9 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 21
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 12
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 6
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 6
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 5
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 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
042 Firearms 0 0 1 0 0 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
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 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
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 1 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 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 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 1 0 0 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
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 0 0 0 0 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
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 8 16 8 11 11 4 12 7 9 12 18 21 15 13 165



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