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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

Kahului-Wailuku, 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
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 8
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 8
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 6
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 6
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 6
114 Ships 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
002 Apparel 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
188 Brakes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
396 Photography 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 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.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 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 0 0 1 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 14 5 8 13 14 11 12 9 9 15 24 14 14 16 178



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