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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

San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 218 235 210 251 201 195 252 226 217 278 330 340 2953
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 213 247 312 246 192 181 227 191 161 177 231 209 2587
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 78 80 103 83 106 97 183 191 213 235 368 346 2083
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 79 82 98 106 100 106 137 130 133 195 386 356 1908
370 Multiplex Communications 59 62 85 101 144 105 161 132 206 244 295 290 1884
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 171 155 178 167 167 136 134 128 107 111 151 115 1720
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 93 104 102 100 106 104 127 133 90 118 158 188 1423
606 Surgery (instruments) 129 116 129 118 118 70 81 70 56 69 122 196 1274
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 126 110 127 103 90 72 79 62 72 87 156 180 1264
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 60 66 93 87 104 102 86 69 68 77 103 103 1018
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 29 25 24 28 24 44 69 55 83 121 230 271 1003
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 47 46 50 42 34 42 92 208 183 63 71 63 941
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 55 63 56 42 48 47 89 82 73 103 148 134 940
382 Image Analysis 38 38 46 53 42 56 86 86 91 108 118 136 898
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 54 43 59 64 83 86 76 71 81 68 79 98 862
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 51 57 83 45 52 49 85 50 87 89 85 93 826
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 78 76 71 54 62 59 81 77 85 51 53 63 810
455 Telecommunications 25 32 21 42 37 33 77 81 67 88 113 145 761
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 31 32 26 37 54 57 74 61 81 75 97 80 705
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 29 29 24 59 63 71 93 70 88 56 68 46 696
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 35 39 44 46 68 63 72 72 51 55 80 69 694
250 Radiant Energy 31 55 64 63 70 63 62 60 61 47 51 54 681
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 36 38 50 68 55 61 72 62 60 56 70 50 678
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 30 26 24 26 27 45 58 66 64 86 99 104 655
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 33 27 33 49 44 39 70 66 46 63 104 68 642
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 43 59 55 48 57 47 56 59 41 58 52 58 633
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 10 18 33 46 43 84 108 43 46 59 65 59 614
385 Optical Waveguides 21 38 55 55 66 66 69 64 49 48 40 27 598
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 48 72 52 68 44 30 41 30 28 29 54 57 553
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 18 13 26 60 50 48 61 41 37 40 73 73 540
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 28 39 46 43 43 33 38 47 40 44 65 55 521
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 48 46 40 35 45 36 53 36 43 43 42 47 514
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 26 18 20 16 31 24 77 51 47 55 69 70 504
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 24 27 30 44 34 24 26 40 25 27 52 62 415
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 39 41 29 50 56 36 31 30 21 20 23 35 411
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 28 31 37 32 34 44 22 37 30 37 31 27 390
726 Information Security 13 17 7 5 8 7 23 35 28 50 88 107 388
340 Communications: Electrical 24 22 18 19 14 24 29 28 41 44 45 60 368
348 Television 24 19 32 29 28 19 34 28 28 29 46 40 356
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 24 30 25 21 24 24 23 23 38 27 44 52 355
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 30 29 39 37 29 17 30 27 21 34 29 30 352
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 31 29 39 37 38 22 30 15 22 19 22 24 328
379 Telephonic Communications 27 30 23 18 29 20 24 23 16 29 39 46 324
439 Electrical Connectors 30 38 25 16 13 15 33 18 32 19 34 39 312
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 8 16 28 24 23 25 35 27 16 22 34 38 296
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 12 10 16 16 19 11 20 16 22 39 41 62 284
073 Measuring and Testing 16 24 23 27 24 25 35 19 23 18 24 21 279
029 Metal Working 19 20 18 27 22 19 38 23 13 17 29 28 273
372 Coherent Light Generators 18 26 20 18 33 28 23 26 16 21 26 17 272
427 Coating Processes 20 18 18 31 25 24 17 13 17 20 36 30 269
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 10 12 18 20 19 26 25 25 26 30 27 30 268
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 10 16 12 13 14 12 27 30 31 26 30 45 266
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 12 18 23 20 22 27 25 23 22 29 29 15 265
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 13 16 5 12 6 14 30 32 30 29 30 40 257
451 Abrading 21 29 23 42 24 33 35 14 5 6 11 6 249
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 21 26 20 14 15 14 22 23 17 31 24 20 247
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 22 17 19 28 29 16 14 19 9 13 19 32 237
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 10 21 24 12 17 6 23 24 12 17 28 43 237
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 16 16 11 17 20 17 19 19 21 22 24 32 234
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 7 4 6 10 10 14 19 15 27 32 50 39 233
118 Coating Apparatus 31 36 27 22 14 13 17 11 8 11 13 19 222
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 16 12 15 10 9 10 18 20 15 38 22 31 216
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 11 18 21 22 19 26 23 8 14 19 16 18 215
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 9 14 8 10 13 18 20 17 26 23 25 21 204
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 6 11 12 21 14 15 12 19 25 31 31 202
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 26 12 22 15 16 12 12 17 9 12 21 20 194
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 27 18 12 25 17 20 14 8 13 12 13 13 192
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 16 17 24 20 13 13 19 14 7 7 21 17 188
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 4 5 7 13 8 11 8 10 12 25 34 48 185
219 Electric Heating 18 26 22 16 19 10 10 15 6 8 16 12 178
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 14 18 19 20 13 11 17 17 9 15 11 14 178
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 9 13 15 24 16 16 14 16 17 13 10 11 174
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 14 21 13 12 12 16 14 15 16 17 12 12 174
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 14 18 15 24 18 13 14 11 11 13 14 8 173
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 14 15 12 16 6 10 13 7 9 18 21 27 168
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 10 9 6 10 11 15 10 11 18 17 20 26 163
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 13 8 8 9 8 13 9 13 14 14 27 27 163
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 10 9 6 3 10 8 9 14 12 12 32 29 154
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 11 15 15 10 14 14 11 10 9 9 14 20 152
362 Illumination 11 14 9 4 13 9 21 20 10 10 15 12 148
398 Optical Communications 4 5 15 6 8 6 16 18 18 17 13 21 147
380 Cryptography 8 10 5 3 6 6 16 15 11 24 28 14 146
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 13 7 18 15 8 5 15 5 5 13 27 11 142
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 8 11 9 12 7 9 11 7 18 15 13 20 140
434 Education and Demonstration 15 15 29 14 14 5 15 7 3 7 2 7 133
330 Amplifiers 9 9 8 10 17 5 18 13 8 10 17 8 132
062 Refrigeration 11 14 14 15 20 12 10 9 4 5 7 5 126
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 10 15 15 22 11 15 8 6 7 4 4 9 126
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 15 17 9 9 6 6 7 10 12 14 9 9 123
355 Photocopying 4 2 3 11 18 16 9 8 17 8 3 15 114
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 14 13 22 26 14 10 1 2 1 3 2 6 114
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 6 4 9 14 11 17 11 9 9 8 8 7 113
084 Music 10 4 3 5 7 4 12 9 13 13 14 17 111
331 Oscillators 6 6 6 5 20 11 6 9 10 9 8 15 111
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 16 16 10 7 7 6 12 12 1 5 10 6 108
280 Land Vehicles 14 17 4 3 9 6 9 13 7 8 7 7 104
463 Amusement Devices: Games 10 11 3 7 6 4 6 6 5 4 13 29 104
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 2 4 11 15 7 6 10 9 5 12 12 9 102
137 Fluid Handling 13 15 9 10 6 14 8 6 4 2 10 3 100
252 Compositions 8 6 9 10 5 2 7 6 11 9 12 12 97
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 14 7 10 11 13 6 9 4 5 6 6 5 96
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 9 10 8 4 10 3 9 11 11 7 6 5 93
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 9 9 9 13 14 4 8 6 8 3 2 8 93
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 7 10 9 5 4 6 9 5 7 8 8 14 92
414 Material or Article Handling 10 7 9 19 7 1 4 3 5 7 12 6 90
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 8 11 13 6 11 9 3 3 3 3 5 14 89
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 5 13 7 9 12 6 6 4 5 10 11 88
482 Exercise Devices 11 3 4 3 10 3 12 6 7 7 10 11 87
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 4 5 7 7 10 3 7 6 6 5 14 12 86
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 7 13 12 12 11 4 3 5 4 8 2 5 86
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 4 6 7 5 9 10 1 9 12 8 5 10 86
433 Dentistry 6 10 8 6 6 3 7 7 7 3 6 16 85
060 Power Plants 6 7 2 3 9 6 15 7 4 3 9 12 83
206 Special Receptacle or Package 8 9 8 4 8 5 5 6 4 10 7 8 82
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 4 4 4 5 6 4 3 2 4 5 15 22 78
005 Beds 7 8 8 6 3 5 13 4 3 2 10 6 75
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 6 9 6 5 4 6 6 4 1 6 11 7 71
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 3 0 5 6 2 3 8 3 10 6 14 10 70
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 5 3 3 3 3 1 5 3 2 8 13 16 65
273 Amusement Devices: Games 4 8 6 3 2 1 4 3 6 4 13 9 63
165 Heat Exchange 4 5 2 2 5 7 15 8 5 2 4 3 62
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 3 5 9 4 4 8 2 3 6 6 6 6 62
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 12 9 5 4 7 4 3 4 2 4 4 2 60
002 Apparel 11 12 4 6 4 2 4 3 2 3 4 4 59
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 6 5 6 6 1 6 4 3 5 4 6 6 58
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 8 6 2 3 5 6 1 3 1 5 6 12 58
220 Receptacles 7 5 5 8 8 1 7 3 3 4 1 5 57
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 5 7 7 3 6 5 7 1 5 7 2 1 56
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 5 3 4 3 1 2 5 2 9 9 13 56
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 6 7 4 3 4 3 2 5 7 5 4 6 56
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 10 6 11 7 1 2 4 4 2 1 3 5 56
119 Animal Husbandry 4 3 3 9 3 2 7 2 7 5 5 5 55
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 3 3 2 3 1 2 0 3 5 8 10 13 53
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 3 7 3 2 2 2 3 4 5 10 11 53
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 3 4 4 4 7 2 3 2 4 6 8 5 52
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 4 4 2 2 8 7 3 10 2 3 3 2 50
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 5 4 5 8 1 4 4 2 3 4 5 3 48
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 4 6 8 3 4 1 2 8 4 5 0 0 45
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 10 4 5 3 2 4 1 1 1 0 6 7 44
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 7 3 3 1 5 4 5 3 3 3 3 4 44
095 Gas Separation: Processes 4 2 5 3 3 2 3 4 0 2 6 9 43
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 9 1 7 2 8 3 2 2 2 1 4 1 42
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 3 5 4 1 1 3 6 4 10 3 1 42
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 5 4 7 4 4 3 0 0 1 2 6 5 41
053 Package Making 2 2 0 3 4 2 7 7 6 6 2 0 41
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 7 10 3 6 4 41
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 4 6 0 3 3 5 4 1 3 4 7 1 41
417 Pumps 5 3 3 4 3 1 1 3 4 1 3 10 41
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 6 1 4 4 2 3 2 4 4 4 6 1 41
297 Chairs and Seats 6 2 5 3 2 5 0 2 4 2 8 1 40
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 5 6 5 2 1 1 7 3 1 2 3 3 39
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 2 0 1 3 0 4 6 6 5 3 2 6 38
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 2 3 2 3 4 3 3 1 4 4 7 37
224 Package and Article Carriers 8 7 5 6 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 37
132 Toilet 6 6 3 3 4 3 2 3 0 1 3 2 36
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 5 1 4 2 2 1 3 5 3 4 5 1 36
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 5 3 2 2 3 2 5 1 4 2 2 4 35
336 Inductor Devices 0 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 6 12 35
396 Photography 1 4 0 1 3 1 0 1 6 5 7 6 35
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 2 1 0 1 0 2 8 4 4 4 5 4 35
070 Locks 4 2 1 4 3 0 6 3 4 2 4 1 34
180 Motor Vehicles 3 0 7 3 0 1 1 5 4 3 4 2 33
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 3 2 9 0 6 6 1 1 1 1 3 33
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 6 2 5 1 3 0 4 1 2 3 4 2 33
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 3 4 2 7 5 8 0 0 0 0 2 2 33
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 3 5 4 2 1 4 4 4 4 0 1 0 32
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 5 6 1 2 4 4 5 1 1 0 2 1 32
114 Ships 3 3 1 4 2 6 3 5 2 2 0 0 31
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 4 3 3 2 7 2 4 1 2 1 1 1 31
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 1 8 2 1 1 0 4 0 6 3 3 2 31
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 1 1 1 3 3 4 3 1 2 6 4 2 31
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 5 1 1 1 1 4 4 2 2 3 4 29
211 Supports: Racks 6 6 3 4 0 4 2 0 1 0 2 1 29
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 4 1 3 1 2 2 3 3 3 1 3 2 28
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 1 0 1 3 1 5 1 3 3 4 5 28
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 3 3 3 3 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 0 27
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 4 2 0 2 1 4 2 1 1 4 5 1 27
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 2 0 2 3 2 3 1 1 2 4 6 27
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 4 2 1 3 2 2 4 4 1 0 2 1 26
148 Metal Treatment 4 1 5 1 7 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 26
181 Acoustics 4 1 2 2 4 2 0 5 2 1 1 2 26
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 4 3 0 5 0 2 4 1 3 3 1 0 26
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 3 7 1 0 4 1 4 0 1 1 2 1 25
016 Miscellaneous Hardware 0 1 1 4 1 1 5 1 2 2 2 4 24
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 6 5 3 1 1 3 0 2 0 2 1 24
030 Cutlery 0 0 4 1 1 4 4 2 0 0 4 4 24
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 8 1 4 1 3 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 24
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 3 2 2 1 5 0 2 2 5 1 24
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 2 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 5 3 3 24
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 4 1 2 1 1 3 6 1 2 3 0 0 24
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 3 2 5 3 23
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 4 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 0 4 0 1 23
400 Typewriting Machines 2 3 0 3 3 2 2 3 2 0 3 0 23
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 3 0 1 2 4 4 4 0 2 1 22
081 Tools 0 4 3 5 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 1 22
221 Article Dispensing 3 2 2 8 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 22
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 1 3 4 3 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 21
431 Combustion 6 0 2 2 2 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 21
065 Glass Manufacturing 3 2 0 3 5 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 20
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 2 2 0 2 5 2 4 0 2 0 20
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 4 1 2 1 3 1 0 2 2 1 2 0 19
101 Printing 1 2 2 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 3 2 19
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 3 1 1 1 0 2 2 3 0 2 3 19
338 Electrical Resistors 2 3 1 8 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 19
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 1 0 2 1 1 5 3 0 0 1 3 19
083 Cutting 3 2 5 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 18
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 4 1 2 1 0 3 1 3 1 17
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 1 2 1 3 17
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 3 1 3 1 1 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 17
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 10 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 17
042 Firearms 2 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 4 1 16
126 Stoves and Furnaces 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 16
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 16
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 2 4 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 16
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 2 0 1 1 4 0 2 1 3 0 2 0 16
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 3 16
047 Plant Husbandry 3 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 15
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 3 2 1 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 15
037 Excavating 2 1 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 14
089 Ordnance 0 3 0 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 14
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 1 14
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 3 1 0 2 14
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 1 13
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 2 1 3 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 13
403 Joints and Connections 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 13
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 2 2 2 1 13
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5 13
440 Marine Propulsion 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 0 2 1 13
164 Metal Founding 3 0 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 12
383 Flexible Bags 1 2 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 12
432 Heating 1 2 2 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 12
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 11
292 Closure Fasteners 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 11
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 11
454 Ventilation 3 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 11
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 4 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 11
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 2 10
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 10
223 Apparel Apparatus 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 10
332 Modulators 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 3 1 10
116 Signals and Indicators 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 9
144 Woodworking 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 9
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 9
215 Bottles and Jars 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 3 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9
384 Bearings 1 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 9
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 9
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 8
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 8
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 8
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 8
399 Electrophotography 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 8
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 8
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 7
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 7
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 7
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 7
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 7
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
104 Railways 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 6
131 Tobacco 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6
188 Brakes 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 6
249 Static Molds 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 6
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
014 Bridges 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
100 Presses 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
178 Telegraphy 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 5
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
213 Railway Draft Appliances 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
269 Work Holders 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
329 Demodulators 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 5
346 Recorders 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
063 Jewelry 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
125 Stone Working 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
246 Railway Switches and Signals 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
256 Fences 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
283 Printed Matter 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
110 Furnaces 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
112 Sewing 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
177 Weighing Scales 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
512 Perfume Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
168 Farriery 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
300 Brush, Broom, and Mop Making 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
314 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Consumable Electrodes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
452 Butchering 0 1 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 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 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 3625 3800 4030 4084 4026 3726 4810 4337 4298 4711 6290 6468 54205


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