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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

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD

( 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 2012 2013 Total
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 353 377 414 326 208 190 235 246 208 267 344 271 314 401 4153
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 165 180 141 97 98 85 132 113 123 119 119 131 156 150 1809
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 174 235 138 81 80 50 122 103 78 97 97 125 109 125 1613
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 152 153 141 130 128 104 101 73 69 92 98 115 87 113 1555
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 48 59 45 35 50 43 32 41 28 32 44 50 51 71 629
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 10 9 5 29 13 13 33 30 33 28 74 74 87 117 554
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 15 22 27 47 31 45 49 41 36 79 42 30 21 34 519
606 Surgery (instruments) 20 21 18 30 24 21 22 16 15 31 39 56 49 82 444
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 32 24 25 25 23 14 22 16 9 17 25 35 40 47 354
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 15 18 19 34 17 22 18 9 15 20 35 37 39 38 336
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 10 15 21 28 18 33 30 37 18 23 17 24 35 24 333
252 Compositions 15 10 12 13 18 14 17 22 33 20 32 48 34 44 332
370 Multiplex Communications 10 7 12 6 14 16 25 19 18 22 29 46 47 48 319
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 25 40 32 18 19 12 9 24 14 23 34 24 23 21 318
382 Image Analysis 14 10 11 12 6 5 4 7 20 38 36 36 53 33 284
455 Telecommunications 6 9 13 10 14 16 32 23 18 16 27 22 41 34 281
340 Communications: Electrical 11 23 10 9 13 12 28 24 21 27 20 24 21 21 264
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 22 20 10 20 21 19 21 20 10 15 22 24 20 17 261
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 14 19 19 11 18 12 11 11 6 15 21 19 31 42 249
073 Measuring and Testing 17 16 17 29 21 13 13 11 16 9 14 17 13 18 224
427 Coating Processes 29 22 20 20 9 12 7 7 4 12 20 13 26 17 218
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 13 9 8 12 11 18 12 15 18 18 23 22 28 210
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 7 4 8 12 9 8 11 14 3 16 19 12 27 49 199
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 11 6 9 9 10 8 11 10 16 15 17 22 25 23 192
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 22 15 20 20 17 15 8 14 12 11 8 10 7 5 184
451 Abrading 12 13 25 17 14 17 18 15 6 15 5 7 7 6 177
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 14 13 9 13 5 3 14 17 10 9 20 13 16 21 176
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 9 9 16 20 18 10 14 2 13 12 12 13 13 13 174
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 18 12 11 10 14 6 15 12 8 14 12 11 14 15 172
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 8 5 2 1 8 8 15 10 3 11 14 18 24 38 165
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 6 8 10 10 18 8 14 8 8 5 11 13 26 15 159
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 8 15 10 9 7 6 11 10 8 5 16 18 20 14 157
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 13 14 8 9 10 10 10 10 12 4 8 18 17 11 154
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 15 5 4 8 13 7 11 14 11 16 12 7 9 20 152
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 6 10 6 19 16 12 15 6 11 8 14 10 8 10 151
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 15 15 8 10 7 7 13 12 18 11 14 4 8 8 149
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 7 12 12 7 5 4 8 13 18 9 10 16 16 11 148
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 9 13 14 14 12 11 13 18 9 5 8 6 5 8 145
348 Television 13 9 12 9 12 4 10 14 6 8 8 10 11 16 142
379 Telephonic Communications 7 10 14 16 16 10 12 9 6 6 8 7 7 14 142
362 Illumination 15 13 5 10 10 6 8 9 6 9 12 12 11 15 141
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 8 10 8 13 11 13 9 13 10 9 6 10 9 10 139
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 12 12 12 12 6 7 8 10 5 7 17 10 10 11 139
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 14 4 7 10 9 7 11 9 11 12 15 11 8 9 136
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 10 6 5 13 7 7 13 12 9 1 4 8 17 18 130
250 Radiant Energy 13 14 7 5 11 7 8 11 14 6 10 7 8 9 130
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 3 4 6 9 4 8 12 15 5 6 9 11 14 17 123
206 Special Receptacle or Package 17 5 10 8 13 8 6 8 11 4 7 11 5 6 118
385 Optical Waveguides 11 9 11 15 11 8 13 8 6 3 4 4 4 5 111
280 Land Vehicles 16 6 7 4 6 6 3 7 3 8 15 9 11 6 107
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 9 12 8 6 9 5 6 6 7 8 9 4 5 9 103
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 13 10 15 10 4 5 4 4 5 4 4 7 5 12 102
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 7 14 11 6 7 5 3 4 4 8 6 7 11 7 100
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 5 10 7 6 7 5 7 5 7 10 9 8 5 7 98
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 8 5 7 13 8 13 2 6 5 4 6 7 6 5 95
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 6 3 3 2 7 6 8 7 9 8 10 10 5 9 93
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 5 6 5 4 2 7 7 7 7 13 7 2 7 9 88
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 10 6 15 4 1 12 8 1 4 6 6 3 6 6 88
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 16 7 10 7 3 6 4 7 4 4 10 2 2 5 87
002 Apparel 10 4 10 4 4 2 7 5 3 6 4 12 6 10 87
439 Electrical Connectors 6 7 8 6 7 10 7 6 7 1 5 9 1 5 85
219 Electric Heating 11 6 8 6 2 11 3 6 5 4 2 2 6 10 82
095 Gas Separation: Processes 6 9 14 5 4 3 6 5 6 2 2 3 8 8 81
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 4 6 7 9 9 3 3 3 3 5 8 8 5 8 81
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 9 12 8 12 6 5 5 4 5 2 2 5 5 1 81
029 Metal Working 4 5 5 6 3 5 5 10 7 7 7 4 6 5 79
137 Fluid Handling 6 10 9 6 6 4 8 3 3 7 4 2 6 4 78
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 12 6 4 10 10 8 5 2 3 5 5 5 0 3 78
273 Amusement Devices: Games 8 5 8 11 3 3 9 8 6 5 4 5 0 1 76
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 2 3 2 7 5 10 4 5 10 7 3 11 4 76
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 3 3 4 3 3 12 5 7 6 3 6 6 5 10 76
119 Animal Husbandry 6 8 8 2 7 5 7 3 5 3 6 6 3 6 75
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 14 12 6 6 6 1 0 6 1 3 5 4 5 6 75
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 7 5 5 7 4 1 0 6 5 3 10 7 12 3 75
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 6 9 7 8 4 3 6 4 2 1 5 7 5 8 75
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 3 0 4 1 1 5 2 6 6 8 7 8 9 14 74
062 Refrigeration 5 8 11 9 7 6 4 3 2 1 4 5 2 6 73
005 Beds 3 7 5 5 3 10 4 4 4 4 5 5 9 4 72
482 Exercise Devices 4 1 2 9 2 5 10 3 5 7 8 8 3 6 72
220 Receptacles 9 9 6 2 6 2 2 4 4 1 8 5 5 6 69
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 2 8 7 5 9 8 8 4 0 2 5 2 4 3 67
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 5 4 2 5 2 0 2 2 3 9 8 9 7 8 66
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 8 8 6 6 8 1 4 1 1 0 3 3 5 11 65
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 9 4 3 8 4 6 0 5 5 5 4 5 5 1 64
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 4 3 5 3 2 2 5 6 4 3 4 5 8 6 60
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 3 3 4 2 3 2 6 4 7 2 9 7 2 6 60
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 8 7 3 4 3 2 2 1 6 7 3 2 6 4 58
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 3 7 4 3 1 6 1 4 3 8 7 5 6 58
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 7 7 8 4 1 1 3 4 3 2 2 2 5 8 57
060 Power Plants 7 6 4 5 3 3 4 3 4 0 7 2 4 4 56
726 Information Security 3 2 1 1 4 2 5 2 3 2 5 5 9 11 55
292 Closure Fasteners 8 6 8 5 6 4 1 3 4 1 5 0 1 2 54
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 3 2 2 1 3 5 3 4 1 2 5 7 7 9 54
297 Chairs and Seats 2 4 3 2 5 0 3 6 5 2 2 4 9 6 53
398 Optical Communications 1 2 1 2 0 1 5 1 3 4 7 7 8 10 52
211 Supports: Racks 3 4 6 6 7 2 3 2 4 3 0 3 4 4 51
434 Education and Demonstration 7 3 0 4 6 3 3 5 0 1 1 3 7 8 51
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 2 0 2 2 4 3 9 2 4 4 5 8 5 51
053 Package Making 9 5 1 8 3 5 5 1 6 1 1 3 1 1 50
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 5 6 4 5 2 5 3 1 3 1 0 6 4 4 49
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 4 2 1 0 2 4 5 3 6 6 1 1 6 8 49
033 Geometrical Instruments 4 3 6 2 3 5 2 4 1 2 8 3 1 1 45
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 4 1 3 3 6 5 4 2 4 1 6 1 3 2 45
169 Fire Extinguishers 4 1 4 5 3 1 2 3 1 1 8 3 4 5 45
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 2 4 0 5 2 2 1 2 3 2 4 8 8 45
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 4 4 4 3 5 6 1 2 3 2 1 3 5 2 45
433 Dentistry 6 6 5 3 6 3 1 4 1 1 2 3 3 1 45
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 3 3 4 0 0 3 1 2 3 2 7 12 4 45
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 10 4 8 1 2 2 0 2 2 3 1 3 2 4 44
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 2 0 4 2 1 2 3 1 7 6 7 8 44
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 3 3 3 5 1 4 5 5 2 1 0 4 6 1 43
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 9 8 4 4 2 2 0 4 2 3 3 1 1 0 43
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 3 2 7 1 4 2 1 2 3 3 1 4 3 6 42
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 7 7 5 3 3 0 4 0 1 3 2 2 2 3 42
083 Cutting 4 7 3 6 5 2 0 3 1 2 3 2 3 1 42
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 4 4 3 0 1 2 3 2 2 2 2 4 11 41
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 2 2 1 4 3 3 2 3 2 2 5 5 2 5 41
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 4 4 3 6 1 0 1 1 2 1 5 7 6 0 41
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 5 2 3 6 3 4 4 1 0 6 4 0 2 41
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 5 4 2 4 3 2 3 4 3 0 0 4 4 41
084 Music 3 1 1 1 3 2 0 2 2 6 4 4 8 4 41
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 5 1 5 5 7 3 4 1 1 3 0 0 3 2 40
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 4 1 0 7 1 1 7 7 4 4 2 1 0 1 40
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 3 2 5 3 3 2 2 5 4 4 1 0 4 2 40
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 6 2 7 4 0 3 4 1 3 2 0 3 2 3 40
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 4 2 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 4 5 6 7 39
417 Pumps 4 7 4 7 4 0 1 1 2 1 0 4 1 3 39
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 4 2 2 5 2 4 0 4 3 2 1 3 6 39
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 4 4 3 1 3 1 1 5 4 3 2 3 3 1 38
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 4 2 6 5 2 12 38
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 2 5 7 4 1 1 4 3 1 2 4 1 2 1 38
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 4 3 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 4 8 3 2 1 38
070 Locks 1 3 7 10 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 37
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 2 1 3 4 0 1 4 1 1 1 2 6 3 7 36
047 Plant Husbandry 6 3 4 0 4 2 2 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 35
101 Printing 2 4 5 3 3 0 4 5 1 1 3 1 1 3 35
114 Ships 4 3 1 1 1 7 1 2 4 3 0 4 2 2 35
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 4 2 1 3 3 1 3 1 5 3 2 2 3 2 35
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 5 5 5 4 1 2 3 0 1 3 1 1 1 3 35
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 3 6 4 5 4 2 3 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 34
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 4 1 3 4 1 4 2 4 2 1 2 3 1 34
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 8 3 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 4 1 3 2 33
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 4 2 3 2 2 13 33
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 3 5 2 6 2 0 3 2 3 2 0 4 1 33
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 7 3 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 0 2 3 3 0 32
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 4 3 1 2 1 3 2 0 0 2 6 1 3 4 32
330 Amplifiers 7 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 3 4 0 0 3 2 32
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 2 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 1 3 4 3 2 2 32
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 4 6 4 1 2 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 4 32
414 Material or Article Handling 4 0 1 3 4 3 1 4 4 1 2 1 1 3 32
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 0 2 1 2 4 4 1 5 4 1 2 1 3 32
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 3 1 3 2 5 1 2 2 1 3 3 1 3 1 31
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 6 4 6 31
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 2 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 3 4 7 5 31
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 3 4 4 3 3 1 3 1 3 0 3 1 0 2 31
030 Cutlery 3 7 1 2 2 4 3 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 30
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 3 3 5 1 2 3 3 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 30
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 3 1 0 4 2 0 3 0 2 1 4 3 7 30
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 7 6 2 5 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 30
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 13 2 9 2 30
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 2 3 1 4 2 3 4 3 0 2 0 0 4 2 30
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 2 3 0 4 2 1 3 3 0 3 2 2 4 0 29
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 3 1 3 4 2 3 1 2 1 4 0 2 3 29
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 4 2 0 2 3 29
380 Cryptography 0 4 3 1 1 2 2 1 4 2 2 1 2 3 28
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 3 2 4 3 2 1 4 2 0 0 5 2 28
132 Toilet 3 3 2 3 1 0 2 1 0 2 3 4 1 2 27
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 5 1 3 5 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 1 27
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 2 4 0 2 1 1 2 2 3 1 1 2 2 4 27
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 3 1 1 3 1 6 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 2 26
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 1 1 4 2 0 4 2 2 2 3 1 3 26
081 Tools 6 1 0 1 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 25
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 4 0 5 1 1 5 4 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 25
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 1 5 4 1 1 4 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 25
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 2 0 5 0 4 0 0 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 24
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 3 1 3 3 1 0 0 3 2 2 3 0 1 2 24
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 3 5 0 5 0 1 2 0 3 1 1 0 1 2 24
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 3 2 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 3 3 2 1 24
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 2 1 1 3 2 4 3 23
148 Metal Treatment 2 0 1 5 1 3 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 4 23
221 Article Dispensing 5 2 2 3 3 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 23
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 3 2 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 4 23
454 Ventilation 1 3 4 3 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 23
089 Ordnance 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 0 4 3 1 2 4 23
042 Firearms 0 0 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 3 2 4 22
118 Coating Apparatus 5 1 4 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 22
165 Heat Exchange 4 4 2 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 22
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 2 2 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 2 3 22
383 Flexible Bags 3 4 6 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 22
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 5 2 5 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 22
072 Metal Deforming 1 3 2 2 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 21
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 1 3 2 2 3 3 0 21
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 2 2 2 1 0 2 3 0 1 0 2 4 0 2 21
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 3 21
055 Gas Separation 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 2 1 20
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 4 1 6 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 20
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 4 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 3 20
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 3 4 4 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 19
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 3 2 4 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 19
224 Package and Article Carriers 2 1 3 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 2 19
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 4 0 0 4 1 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 19
501 Compositions: Ceramic 3 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 19
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 5 2 3 0 2 0 0 18
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 5 0 1 2 4 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3 0 18
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 2 2 2 0 0 3 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 18
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 8 0 1 2 18
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 3 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 0 0 17
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 5 1 3 1 0 17
139 Textiles: Weaving 3 3 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 16
384 Bearings 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 16
452 Butchering 2 1 0 1 0 1 5 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 16
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 3 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 16
056 Harvesters 5 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 15
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 5 1 1 1 1 15
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 3 3 15
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 4 15
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 2 15
331 Oscillators 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 15
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 3 1 3 0 0 2 15
049 Movable or Removable Closures 2 0 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 14
063 Jewelry 3 0 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 14
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 14
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 1 1 0 3 0 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 14
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 4 14
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 1 2 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 14
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 14
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 5 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 13
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 3 13
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 13
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 1 1 13
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 13
396 Photography 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 13
164 Metal Founding 1 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 12
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 1 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 12
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 12
403 Joints and Connections 3 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 12
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 12
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 6 12
269 Work Holders 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 12
181 Acoustics 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 11
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 11
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 11
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 11
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 11
100 Presses 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 10
338 Electrical Resistors 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 10
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 10
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 10
431 Combustion 0 1 2 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 10
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 10
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 10
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 4 9
104 Railways 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 9
440 Marine Propulsion 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 9
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 9
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 8
188 Brakes 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
256 Fences 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 8
283 Printed Matter 3 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 8
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 8
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 8
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 8
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 7
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 1 7
177 Weighing Scales 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 7
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 7
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 7
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 1 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
014 Bridges 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6
019 Textiles: Fiber Preparation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 6
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 6
172 Earth Working 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 6
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 6
472 Amusement Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 6
027 Undertaking 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 5
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 5
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 5
249 Static Molds 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 5
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 5
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 5
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 5
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
112 Sewing 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
131 Tobacco 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
184 Lubrication 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
399 Electrophotography 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
213 Railway Draft Appliances 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
432 Heating 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
110 Furnaces 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
111 Planting 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
246 Railway Switches and Signals 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
300 Brush, Broom, and Mop Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
332 Modulators 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
069 Leather Manufactures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
178 Telegraphy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
217 Wooden Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
346 Recorders 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
453 Coin Handling 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
470 Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2185 2225 2091 1934 1706 1478 1806 1667 1510 1711 2102 2069 2294 2630 27405



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