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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-Mesa-Glendale, AZ

( 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
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 59 40 63 94 87 71 117 92 83 91 123 113 96 102 1231
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 53 56 80 52 84 75 70 109 87 99 113 83 90 72 1123
455 Telecommunications 63 22 23 27 26 17 21 36 21 21 28 24 34 66 429
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 15 15 22 37 19 30 37 44 28 28 31 21 27 24 378
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 2 2 5 1 5 11 16 17 23 43 66 69 55 319
370 Multiplex Communications 18 16 20 14 19 17 21 20 21 32 36 26 27 25 312
439 Electrical Connectors 12 11 17 25 26 24 27 18 28 25 24 21 17 17 292
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 25 10 8 17 18 15 22 24 33 14 24 24 24 32 290
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 12 20 10 14 14 15 18 12 17 19 21 24 27 31 254
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 21 25 10 15 16 8 35 13 18 23 28 14 17 11 254
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 6 4 5 7 8 11 6 18 15 32 40 53 43 253
280 Land Vehicles 44 38 36 23 13 12 12 11 10 8 10 10 6 15 248
340 Communications: Electrical 21 16 14 10 15 17 19 18 12 20 18 22 24 18 244
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 15 9 15 18 12 16 23 21 17 25 11 21 12 14 229
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 25 30 18 17 17 12 9 10 13 11 14 13 8 22 219
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 11 10 18 17 17 20 7 6 15 16 13 17 32 20 219
029 Metal Working 11 8 14 13 9 17 17 22 16 19 18 18 17 12 211
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 13 12 11 16 10 11 15 22 16 9 15 19 22 16 207
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 10 5 8 10 5 17 17 20 17 10 17 24 19 26 205
382 Image Analysis 15 16 14 14 21 6 19 14 10 14 15 16 12 18 204
060 Power Plants 10 17 13 16 14 11 17 12 13 16 12 18 20 13 202
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 9 15 13 13 17 16 11 11 13 10 11 13 18 30 200
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 8 8 21 13 13 20 9 9 15 12 7 12 18 29 194
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 20 20 21 21 16 16 13 8 10 7 9 8 7 4 180
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 10 13 13 9 14 13 15 20 13 13 13 10 11 13 180
073 Measuring and Testing 14 7 6 11 11 9 8 15 12 9 17 9 19 26 173
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 9 11 13 10 15 12 12 13 11 12 14 17 7 7 163
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 7 10 7 8 10 18 13 16 14 13 11 14 12 10 163
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 9 9 19 13 11 3 6 8 8 8 9 7 27 25 162
348 Television 7 12 19 26 12 9 16 8 8 4 6 10 8 8 153
330 Amplifiers 12 12 21 12 18 6 11 13 7 11 6 11 5 4 149
451 Abrading 12 27 21 21 14 17 14 10 6 1 1 1 4 0 149
385 Optical Waveguides 10 8 10 14 16 14 15 12 16 5 11 3 2 1 137
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 16 11 7 12 11 4 4 15 10 11 4 12 11 8 136
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 14 7 8 13 5 8 12 13 7 7 12 13 5 9 133
379 Telephonic Communications 7 7 6 10 15 7 19 3 5 11 12 10 8 12 132
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 13 8 8 17 15 8 6 13 2 9 4 4 8 14 129
137 Fluid Handling 6 17 5 4 5 9 8 13 14 10 4 6 8 6 115
250 Radiant Energy 19 13 10 11 15 10 8 3 4 3 6 2 3 7 114
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 11 11 12 10 3 6 5 6 5 3 6 13 15 8 114
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 4 4 3 6 7 10 10 18 10 8 8 10 8 7 113
606 Surgery (instruments) 11 7 5 5 5 1 5 1 2 1 7 10 20 32 112
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 5 6 10 9 7 13 9 7 7 12 12 7 7 112
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 5 2 11 3 2 4 7 3 8 5 11 19 13 15 108
118 Coating Apparatus 12 11 11 5 4 4 9 10 7 2 7 4 10 7 103
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 7 1 6 5 3 4 8 11 1 8 4 5 28 12 103
362 Illumination 4 2 5 6 6 9 10 7 7 5 9 5 17 11 103
219 Electric Heating 1 10 9 8 15 7 11 8 6 3 4 5 9 3 99
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 2 7 7 8 13 8 4 5 6 7 12 1 5 11 96
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 5 6 11 13 8 8 4 3 1 2 8 9 6 10 94
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 5 6 3 2 7 5 7 9 14 8 6 10 5 5 92
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 3 2 2 4 5 5 7 5 7 11 9 13 7 10 90
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 8 10 7 11 14 2 6 2 4 3 3 5 6 5 86
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 6 3 5 11 6 3 10 6 5 1 5 8 9 8 86
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 9 7 12 5 4 5 3 1 3 2 2 14 8 8 83
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 21 6 14 5 9 5 6 4 1 3 1 3 3 1 82
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 6 4 6 5 7 5 2 3 4 7 9 7 6 10 81
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 2 2 3 8 3 5 12 6 5 4 2 4 16 7 79
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 2 3 3 1 4 5 8 2 2 1 10 9 13 13 76
062 Refrigeration 11 4 11 4 2 4 7 5 8 2 5 4 4 3 74
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 9 6 2 10 4 3 5 3 2 2 3 8 8 9 74
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 10 6 6 7 10 8 5 3 3 6 5 3 1 1 74
726 Information Security 5 0 1 3 0 0 0 8 5 5 7 7 16 15 72
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 7 4 9 5 4 1 4 5 5 6 9 5 2 3 69
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 9 7 5 7 5 1 6 1 2 5 6 5 3 3 65
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 3 1 6 6 4 5 2 4 7 4 8 10 2 3 65
427 Coating Processes 4 4 5 6 4 2 6 3 5 4 8 6 4 3 64
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 3 1 6 5 4 4 3 2 2 1 5 6 9 13 64
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 5 9 4 4 5 5 4 3 1 3 2 6 7 5 63
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 4 0 6 5 1 6 4 3 10 7 9 5 2 63
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 9 11 2 5 5 2 4 3 4 5 3 1 3 63
119 Animal Husbandry 7 2 9 10 3 4 3 2 6 3 4 3 3 3 62
380 Cryptography 10 6 7 1 4 3 6 5 1 2 5 4 6 2 62
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 7 8 6 1 1 1 4 3 4 3 2 2 15 5 62
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 3 6 5 9 7 3 5 4 0 4 2 2 5 6 61
206 Special Receptacle or Package 5 7 9 1 3 4 3 2 5 2 5 3 8 3 60
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 5 2 1 1 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 13 9 59
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 4 1 5 5 7 3 6 5 6 2 4 3 5 2 58
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 3 9 2 0 3 5 3 1 2 8 9 2 6 4 57
297 Chairs and Seats 7 4 2 4 3 2 7 3 4 2 3 6 5 4 56
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 4 4 6 3 6 5 3 3 2 2 3 6 4 4 55
331 Oscillators 9 6 2 1 5 3 2 3 1 2 4 1 8 7 54
482 Exercise Devices 3 9 3 4 4 2 4 3 4 1 4 3 6 4 54
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 2 6 6 3 2 6 3 6 4 4 5 3 2 54
042 Firearms 2 4 3 3 6 0 3 2 4 5 4 7 6 4 53
089 Ordnance 2 3 5 2 3 1 1 3 3 1 4 10 9 6 53
414 Material or Article Handling 10 6 6 8 5 2 4 3 3 1 2 1 2 0 53
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 2 3 2 5 3 5 8 5 5 6 2 1 5 1 53
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 7 2 2 5 1 2 1 2 2 3 5 7 8 5 52
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 6 3 2 4 6 5 4 1 7 2 7 0 2 3 52
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 2 1 4 6 2 5 3 1 6 2 5 1 8 5 51
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 3 3 5 5 6 7 9 1 5 0 2 3 2 0 51
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 7 2 3 5 4 1 2 5 1 3 3 4 6 4 50
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 3 6 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 8 11 48
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 6 5 4 6 3 2 2 5 1 2 1 3 5 3 48
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 3 1 2 1 3 3 0 2 5 3 4 3 10 8 48
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 3 0 0 4 5 2 4 3 7 4 3 6 6 47
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 2 4 2 3 3 2 3 2 2 7 8 1 4 1 44
030 Cutlery 7 8 4 0 3 4 2 2 0 1 4 2 1 5 43
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 6 4 2 2 4 3 3 2 7 3 4 0 0 3 43
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 4 4 0 3 3 0 3 3 1 3 2 5 6 6 43
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 5 3 4 1 5 3 0 1 3 3 4 7 3 1 43
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 1 3 4 2 1 4 1 4 4 6 2 3 5 41
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 6 7 7 4 1 2 3 3 1 2 2 1 0 1 40
033 Geometrical Instruments 3 3 2 3 0 5 5 4 2 3 3 2 2 2 39
211 Supports: Racks 1 3 5 2 5 6 4 1 2 2 2 4 1 1 39
220 Receptacles 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 7 1 2 4 4 12 39
372 Coherent Light Generators 13 6 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 3 3 39
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 4 2 2 1 2 4 4 7 2 1 2 2 2 4 39
081 Tools 1 3 4 4 5 2 6 0 3 2 2 5 0 1 38
084 Music 1 1 1 0 4 2 1 4 2 3 5 2 7 5 38
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 2 2 5 5 1 2 0 2 4 5 3 3 3 38
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 2 0 3 0 5 9 4 6 4 1 1 0 2 1 38
002 Apparel 3 4 4 2 1 2 1 2 2 2 6 4 2 1 36
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 2 4 1 3 2 0 2 1 2 3 3 3 3 7 36
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 5 2 5 4 8 4 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 36
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 6 3 3 2 5 3 2 0 3 0 2 0 2 5 36
165 Heat Exchange 1 6 2 4 1 5 8 1 2 2 0 1 0 3 36
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 2 1 5 0 3 1 4 3 1 1 1 7 4 2 35
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 4 3 3 3 1 5 3 2 0 3 1 2 1 4 35
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 4 3 1 3 2 1 4 1 2 1 2 5 2 4 35
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 6 8 4 5 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 34
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 5 8 7 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 1 34
417 Pumps 5 2 3 3 4 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 3 1 34
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 1 0 2 1 3 1 4 2 5 4 6 5 34
102 Ammunition and Explosives 3 6 2 5 1 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 2 33
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 1 3 2 4 3 0 0 1 1 4 3 4 6 33
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 4 0 0 4 0 3 2 2 2 2 0 5 3 6 33
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 2 4 4 5 2 3 2 0 1 2 3 0 4 32
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 4 6 5 3 3 32
252 Compositions 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 9 1 1 5 3 3 31
434 Education and Demonstration 5 3 0 1 1 4 3 1 0 1 1 1 5 4 30
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 1 4 2 2 5 3 5 29
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 4 1 3 1 1 2 4 3 0 1 2 3 3 1 29
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 2 3 1 1 1 3 2 3 3 0 2 3 4 28
273 Amusement Devices: Games 6 2 2 3 1 1 3 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 28
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 0 2 5 7 3 27
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 3 3 6 4 2 27
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 5 4 1 3 1 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 26
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 4 1 5 26
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 3 6 4 2 2 26
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 5 5 3 2 0 3 26
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 2 3 0 2 2 3 6 1 1 2 1 1 0 25
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 4 1 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 25
005 Beds 5 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 4 1 1 2 4 0 24
070 Locks 2 3 4 3 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 2 1 2 24
181 Acoustics 1 1 1 3 0 2 1 1 5 1 2 2 2 2 24
188 Brakes 4 0 4 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 24
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 1 5 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 4 3 2 24
148 Metal Treatment 3 1 4 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 3 0 2 1 23
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 2 1 3 1 2 4 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 1 23
047 Plant Husbandry 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 4 5 22
114 Ships 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 3 7 1 1 0 1 1 22
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 3 1 2 2 2 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 22
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 2 3 22
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 1 0 2 3 3 3 22
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 4 22
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4 5 3 1 0 22
053 Package Making 2 0 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 3 21
355 Photocopying 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 3 1 2 1 2 1 21
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 5 2 1 4 21
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 3 2 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 3 2 20
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 4 20
384 Bearings 2 0 0 2 3 1 2 1 1 0 5 1 1 1 20
132 Toilet 3 4 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 19
164 Metal Founding 0 1 0 4 5 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 19
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 3 0 3 0 1 2 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 19
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 2 3 1 1 4 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 18
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 2 1 3 1 1 1 3 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 18
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 2 1 4 0 3 1 0 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 18
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 2 3 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 18
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 2 3 0 1 0 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 18
101 Printing 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 1 17
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 17
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 3 2 1 2 2 1 17
396 Photography 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 3 4 17
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 16
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 2 2 16
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 3 4 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 16
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 1 0 2 2 2 16
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 2 1 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 15
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 5 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 15
398 Optical Communications 3 0 1 2 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 15
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 1 2 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 15
083 Cutting 0 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 14
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 14
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 2 14
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 2 0 3 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 14
267 Spring Devices 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 1 14
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 2 4 14
433 Dentistry 1 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 14
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 14
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 13
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 13
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 13
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 13
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 13
072 Metal Deforming 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 1 12
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 1 12
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 0 12
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 3 1 4 3 12
169 Fire Extinguishers 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 3 12
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 12
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 12
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 11
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 11
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 11
332 Modulators 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 11
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 10
269 Work Holders 0 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 10
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 10
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 10
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 10
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 10
454 Ventilation 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 10
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 2 9
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 9
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 9
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 9
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 9
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
054 Harness for Working Animal 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 8
223 Apparel Apparatus 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 8
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 8
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 8
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 8
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 8
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 7
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 7
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 7
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 7
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 6
055 Gas Separation 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
104 Railways 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6
215 Bottles and Jars 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 6
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 6
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 6
431 Combustion 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6
056 Harvesters 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
063 Jewelry 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
140 Wireworking 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
221 Article Dispensing 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 5
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
432 Heating 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
172 Earth Working 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
178 Telegraphy 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
256 Fences 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
338 Electrical Resistors 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
383 Flexible Bags 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 4
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
125 Stone Working 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
168 Farriery 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
249 Static Molds 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
014 Bridges 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
177 Weighing Scales 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
283 Printed Matter 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
260 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 0 0 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 0 0 1
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
476 Friction Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
483 Tool Changing 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1259 1126 1206 1207 1211 1077 1253 1171 1134 1091 1339 1364 1505 1543 17486



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