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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

Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX

( Metropolitan 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 161 202 197 242 294 203 324 276 299 290 424 347 3259
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 114 137 135 98 89 91 114 85 70 99 115 125 1272
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 74 80 73 80 63 57 94 78 92 80 137 141 1049
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 48 42 52 36 69 57 53 53 56 37 55 78 636
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 64 58 51 43 47 33 41 41 41 34 59 39 551
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 33 34 39 61 41 39 41 41 58 41 66 43 537
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 28 29 37 26 34 25 53 63 52 42 56 57 502
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 33 34 72 36 26 26 48 39 24 27 47 67 479
073 Measuring and Testing 26 28 31 38 35 41 38 45 39 44 52 51 468
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 31 25 10 21 22 20 34 30 22 48 52 76 391
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 34 27 23 32 47 42 19 40 37 18 27 31 377
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 31 20 41 30 28 32 34 37 25 27 34 17 356
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 38 18 19 21 19 20 24 27 24 37 54 48 349
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 32 21 35 28 34 14 29 22 34 26 27 22 324
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 66 54 34 24 30 21 32 5 9 7 9 5 296
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 20 18 25 15 15 12 20 19 26 28 42 37 277
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 18 32 24 22 26 32 26 18 22 14 16 25 275
340 Communications: Electrical 14 14 22 18 23 27 35 23 19 15 16 20 246
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 25 22 17 18 10 14 30 19 21 16 29 21 242
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 26 24 23 27 24 14 9 16 16 11 17 24 231
137 Fluid Handling 33 34 22 27 12 16 16 18 9 11 10 13 221
062 Refrigeration 23 24 17 20 17 18 16 26 13 13 5 9 201
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 14 12 21 20 11 10 14 15 19 15 19 28 198
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 22 23 21 21 19 13 16 10 14 10 11 13 193
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 16 15 24 18 17 15 10 6 15 20 18 11 185
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 17 5 17 19 22 12 12 11 14 20 13 17 179
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 6 9 3 10 18 13 24 10 20 18 25 17 173
250 Radiant Energy 8 9 8 11 12 15 12 19 17 26 11 18 166
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 19 18 13 14 13 10 4 12 6 10 22 14 155
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 12 10 12 10 6 5 11 14 16 12 25 20 153
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 4 3 4 4 11 8 6 13 22 37 33 148
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 1 1 4 8 11 17 10 16 21 32 24 147
114 Ships 11 11 17 10 14 11 16 10 14 5 11 14 144
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 17 11 14 15 7 14 19 12 9 6 10 5 139
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 19 18 9 22 10 5 4 4 4 8 18 16 137
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 8 10 20 10 10 9 12 10 9 11 13 14 136
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 9 24 9 17 17 15 13 6 5 2 4 11 132
482 Exercise Devices 17 11 9 12 12 9 12 8 8 13 12 5 128
439 Electrical Connectors 8 5 7 9 13 10 11 14 13 10 10 17 127
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 7 9 7 7 4 7 8 11 18 16 19 116
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 11 16 10 9 7 9 11 5 6 7 5 11 107
029 Metal Working 4 2 7 10 9 12 6 10 4 12 13 17 106
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 7 10 1 7 5 7 7 8 11 8 7 8 86
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 8 12 13 5 5 12 4 3 3 2 7 9 83
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 4 4 1 3 2 4 10 12 5 14 15 8 82
095 Gas Separation: Processes 5 4 1 5 7 8 4 6 3 12 11 14 80
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 9 5 6 1 11 6 8 9 8 6 5 77
060 Power Plants 2 8 9 8 7 9 7 3 8 4 7 4 76
417 Pumps 11 18 9 8 4 2 7 4 2 3 4 4 76
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 11 4 11 8 5 5 2 8 3 7 3 9 76
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 6 7 9 8 5 6 3 6 4 8 3 5 70
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 2 8 5 11 6 4 3 4 5 3 8 11 70
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 5 8 6 10 5 5 8 5 4 9 4 69
382 Image Analysis 1 1 2 2 4 3 6 6 4 8 10 21 68
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 8 10 7 3 4 2 3 3 3 4 3 16 66
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 6 9 8 8 6 7 4 3 4 4 2 4 65
606 Surgery (instruments) 8 5 6 7 8 4 8 5 3 0 0 9 63
385 Optical Waveguides 1 1 1 4 3 2 3 9 8 14 9 7 62
252 Compositions 7 8 4 9 4 5 7 1 4 1 6 5 61
181 Acoustics 5 6 6 6 3 6 2 8 4 3 4 7 60
726 Information Security 8 6 5 5 2 4 3 5 2 9 7 4 60
370 Multiplex Communications 2 9 4 3 2 2 5 5 6 5 4 11 58
362 Illumination 6 6 4 6 2 2 5 6 4 2 8 6 57
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 7 7 1 2 5 4 6 4 7 3 4 5 55
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 3 4 3 13 5 4 6 4 4 2 3 2 53
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 5 6 8 5 8 4 2 2 2 2 5 3 52
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 2 2 3 3 4 6 9 5 8 6 3 52
002 Apparel 7 6 9 2 7 4 2 2 3 3 3 3 51
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 7 1 5 6 1 3 3 6 2 2 5 8 49
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 7 3 3 8 3 2 4 3 2 3 6 4 48
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 1 11 6 1 0 1 5 3 4 8 6 47
427 Coating Processes 3 3 2 8 6 4 1 4 3 1 5 6 46
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 2 2 1 8 6 7 2 5 2 7 3 46
219 Electric Heating 12 11 4 2 1 2 4 4 1 2 1 1 45
455 Telecommunications 2 3 6 2 5 3 7 1 1 5 4 6 45
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 7 4 6 3 2 2 5 3 1 2 5 3 43
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 0 2 2 2 6 2 2 5 9 11 42
431 Combustion 0 1 0 2 1 16 4 2 4 3 2 7 42
033 Geometrical Instruments 7 0 4 2 4 5 5 1 3 3 4 3 41
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 3 4 4 3 2 2 4 5 3 4 3 4 41
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 2 5 4 6 2 4 3 1 5 2 6 0 40
280 Land Vehicles 3 3 3 3 0 6 2 3 4 4 6 3 40
379 Telephonic Communications 2 8 2 5 3 2 7 2 3 3 2 1 40
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 17 7 3 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 2 1 38
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 7 5 4 4 1 2 5 3 2 0 1 2 36
165 Heat Exchange 6 6 3 5 2 5 1 2 1 2 1 2 36
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 2 3 1 2 6 6 3 1 2 2 6 36
348 Television 4 11 4 4 3 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 36
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 14 4 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 3 36
220 Receptacles 6 2 4 1 1 1 7 2 1 0 6 4 35
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 7 1 3 0 0 1 1 5 2 5 6 4 35
180 Motor Vehicles 1 2 1 2 3 2 3 1 1 3 9 6 34
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 2 1 2 0 3 4 8 5 4 3 2 34
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 6 4 2 1 2 2 4 1 4 2 3 3 34
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 3 1 4 5 3 1 1 2 2 4 6 33
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 4 4 3 2 5 3 2 2 0 3 5 33
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 6 3 2 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 7 5 32
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 6 3 1 8 1 2 4 4 1 1 1 32
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 2 4 3 5 8 0 2 0 2 0 3 32
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 4 5 3 1 1 1 3 4 3 0 5 32
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 2 1 2 2 4 3 1 2 3 2 7 3 32
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 2 0 1 2 0 4 6 4 1 3 7 31
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 2 1 12 5 5 31
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 7 1 2 2 3 6 0 2 0 1 3 3 30
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 3 1 1 1 1 4 1 7 5 4 2 30
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 4 1 2 3 2 3 2 1 4 5 2 30
403 Joints and Connections 4 4 4 6 4 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 30
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 2 2 4 2 1 4 3 1 2 2 2 5 30
119 Animal Husbandry 5 5 0 0 2 2 0 4 2 0 3 6 29
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 3 3 3 1 3 1 1 0 1 2 5 6 29
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 6 2 2 3 3 1 1 2 3 1 3 28
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 4 4 2 4 0 0 2 3 1 4 2 2 28
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 2 6 5 3 3 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 27
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 5 3 3 2 4 1 3 2 0 1 0 3 27
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 2 1 1 1 4 1 4 4 2 3 1 27
005 Beds 2 5 2 2 3 0 0 0 3 2 5 2 26
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 3 3 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 7 1 26
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 2 5 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 3 6 26
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 4 3 3 2 4 0 5 1 0 0 4 0 26
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 2 5 3 3 5 4 0 1 1 0 1 26
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 3 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 5 3 6 26
211 Supports: Racks 3 3 1 2 0 1 5 2 1 2 4 1 25
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 3 0 3 4 3 0 2 3 1 1 2 3 25
433 Dentistry 6 3 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 25
089 Ordnance 1 0 3 4 0 2 1 2 4 1 4 2 24
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 2 0 3 0 8 1 0 0 0 1 4 5 24
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 2 3 2 3 3 0 1 1 4 2 1 2 24
414 Material or Article Handling 2 2 1 1 1 3 1 3 3 0 2 5 24
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 4 3 2 2 2 0 3 2 1 1 2 1 23
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 4 3 3 0 1 3 1 2 2 0 2 2 23
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 3 0 4 3 2 2 1 2 3 1 1 1 23
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 7 1 2 4 0 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 23
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 4 3 0 2 2 1 2 2 3 0 2 2 23
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 2 4 2 8 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 23
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 6 23
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 1 3 3 1 1 3 1 1 6 2 22
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 5 0 0 22
148 Metal Treatment 2 2 5 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 21
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 4 2 5 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 2 2 21
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 2 1 2 2 3 3 1 3 0 2 1 21
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 2 2 3 1 2 0 2 1 2 1 5 21
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 5 21
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 4 3 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 20
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 2 3 2 3 0 1 2 0 3 1 2 1 20
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 1 6 6 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 20
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 5 3 1 20
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 5 5 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 20
081 Tools 0 5 1 3 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 1 19
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 5 3 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 19
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 2 0 1 0 1 3 6 2 2 1 1 19
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 6 2 2 19
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 19
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 3 1 1 3 3 1 0 3 2 1 19
454 Ventilation 1 1 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 3 1 19
084 Music 4 1 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 0 18
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 1 0 3 0 2 4 3 2 0 2 1 18
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 4 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 18
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 1 1 1 4 0 2 1 2 0 2 2 18
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 5 3 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 18
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 5 1 3 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 1 18
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 2 17
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 5 1 0 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 17
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 3 2 4 1 2 1 2 0 16
202 Distillation: Apparatus 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 3 16
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 4 2 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 16
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 3 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 6 16
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 1 16
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 3 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 16
055 Gas Separation 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 3 2 15
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 4 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 15
110 Furnaces 3 4 2 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 15
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 3 4 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 15
070 Locks 1 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 14
132 Toilet 2 1 1 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 14
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 5 14
451 Abrading 1 4 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 14
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 6 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 14
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 14
047 Plant Husbandry 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 13
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 2 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 13
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 13
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 1 2 2 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 1 13
049 Movable or Removable Closures 3 1 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
083 Cutting 3 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 12
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 12
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 2 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 2 12
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 5 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 12
434 Education and Demonstration 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 12
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 12
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 12
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 11
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
164 Metal Founding 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 4 11
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 11
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 11
030 Cutlery 3 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
053 Package Making 3 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 10
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 10
292 Closure Fasteners 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 10
384 Bearings 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 10
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 10
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 1 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 10
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 10
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 1 10
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 9
037 Excavating 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 9
111 Planting 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 9
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 9
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 3 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 9
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 9
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 9
116 Signals and Indicators 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 8
172 Earth Working 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 8
196 Mineral Oils: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 8
336 Inductor Devices 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 8
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 8
380 Cryptography 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 8
407 Cutters, for Shaping 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 8
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 7
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 7
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
063 Jewelry 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7
072 Metal Deforming 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 7
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 7
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 7
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 7
269 Work Holders 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 7
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 7
331 Oscillators 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 7
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 7
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 7
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 7
432 Heating 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 7
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 7
042 Firearms 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
101 Printing 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
126 Stoves and Furnaces 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
184 Lubrication 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 6
223 Apparel Apparatus 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6
267 Spring Devices 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 6
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
383 Flexible Bags 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 6
054 Harness for Working Animal 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
169 Fire Extinguishers 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
188 Brakes 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 5
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 5
221 Article Dispensing 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
256 Fences 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 5
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
396 Photography 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
056 Harvesters 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 4
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
144 Woodworking 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
400 Typewriting Machines 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
452 Butchering 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
140 Wireworking 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
249 Static Molds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
283 Printed Matter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
355 Photocopying 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
450 Foundation Garments 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
131 Tobacco 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
168 Farriery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
186 Merchandising 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
231 Whips and Whip Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
260 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
338 Electrical Resistors 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
462 Books, Strips, and Leaves for Manifolding 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
512 Perfume Compositions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1767 1778 1734 1678 1628 1460 1781 1611 1616 1619 2190 2173 21035


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