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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

Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA

( 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
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 1 0 1 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 3 9
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 5
219 Electric Heating 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
029 Metal Working 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
186 Merchandising 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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
432 Heating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 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 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 8 11 8 10 12 13 6 6 6 5 5 8 13 120



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