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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

Homosassa Springs, FL

( 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
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6 0 8
132 Toilet 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 10 4 5 14 8 7 6 5 8 6 7 5 14 6 102



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