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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

Key West, 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) 2 4 2 5 2 1 2 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 25
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 1 0 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 13
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 8
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 8
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 6
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 5
114 Ships 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
340 Communications: Electrical 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
060 Power Plants 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
116 Signals and Indicators 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
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 1 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 0 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
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
249 Static Molds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 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
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 15 20 21 17 15 16 10 8 10 11 15 19 16 18 211



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