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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, FL

( 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
114 Ships 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 12
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 4 0 11
382 Image Analysis 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 9
340 Communications: Electrical 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 6
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
144 Woodworking 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5
002 Apparel 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
220 Receptacles 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
089 Ordnance 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
427 Coating Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
348 Television 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
084 Music 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
042 Firearms 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
060 Power Plants 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 34 28 19 20 20 21 18 30 14 15 23 15 253


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