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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

Morehead City, NC

( 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
062 Refrigeration 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
002 Apparel 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 1 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
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3 7 3 5 6 7 3 2 2 2 5 3 4 2 54



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