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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 - 2011 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

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AK

( Non Metro/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 Total
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
002 Apparel 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
037 Excavating 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
340 Communications: Electrical 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
062 Refrigeration 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
081 Tools 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
452 Butchering 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 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 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 0 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 1
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 10 4 5 6 7 7 4 6 5 5 9 74


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