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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting By Geographic Region (State and Country),
Breakout By Technology Class

Count of 2009 - 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

AUSTRIA

( 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 )

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 24 37 26 45 59 191
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 12 17 24 26 44 123
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 11 17 25 17 20 90
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 12 11 15 17 21 76
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 10 15 13 15 20 73
455 Telecommunications 12 13 18 13 17 73
073 Measuring and Testing 14 12 10 14 18 68
340 Communications: Electrical 6 11 11 24 16 68
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 10 8 14 16 15 63
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 7 15 18 12 9 61
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 7 7 7 18 20 59
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 11 16 5 11 15 58
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 3 8 13 10 22 56
280 Land Vehicles 13 4 17 8 13 55
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 9 10 11 9 16 55
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 15 18 9 7 5 54
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 10 7 8 16 11 52
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 2 4 8 15 20 49
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 8 11 6 14 9 48
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 5 12 11 10 9 47
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 6 11 5 14 11 47
370 Multiplex Communications 6 11 9 12 6 44
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 4 9 20 4 7 44
250 Radiant Energy 4 10 5 11 10 40
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 7 5 7 8 12 39
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 3 1 7 12 16 39
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 3 5 6 9 14 37
219 Electric Heating 8 4 5 8 11 36
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 6 9 11 7 35
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 3 6 9 11 32
072 Metal Deforming 2 3 6 8 12 31
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 3 5 9 6 6 29
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 7 5 6 9 27
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 4 4 10 7 26
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 3 4 9 6 4 26
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 6 2 4 5 9 26
331 Oscillators 7 10 5 2 1 25
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 5 5 3 11 25
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 6 5 3 10 25
029 Metal Working 3 5 5 4 7 24
060 Power Plants 1 4 4 8 7 24
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 3 7 2 7 5 24
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 3 5 5 5 6 24
104 Railways 5 6 2 4 6 23
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 6 5 3 6 23
330 Amplifiers 3 7 8 2 3 23
042 Firearms 5 3 5 3 6 22
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 5 2 5 6 4 22
338 Electrical Resistors 1 0 10 7 4 22
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 3 5 2 5 7 22
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 2 3 6 2 8 21
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 5 3 5 5 3 21
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 6 4 4 5 21
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 2 3 1 8 7 21
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 4 5 0 3 8 20
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 3 4 1 5 7 20
180 Motor Vehicles 2 6 2 3 7 20
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 4 7 2 4 3 20
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 4 3 6 5 2 20
433 Dentistry 3 3 5 7 2 20
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 3 3 6 5 20
105 Railway Rolling Stock 5 5 3 1 5 19
427 Coating Processes 2 4 3 3 7 19
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 8 3 5 3 19
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 2 3 3 6 4 18
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 2 4 2 5 5 18
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 3 4 5 1 5 18
220 Receptacles 0 6 2 2 7 17
362 Illumination 1 4 4 7 1 17
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 3 9 4 17
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 2 3 6 5 17
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 2 1 8 4 16
188 Brakes 0 2 6 2 6 16
417 Pumps 3 1 0 3 9 16
439 Electrical Connectors 3 5 3 1 4 16
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 3 1 4 3 5 16
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 3 0 3 7 2 15
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 4 1 2 6 14
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 4 0 8 0 2 14
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 1 5 3 4 14
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 2 3 4 3 14
164 Metal Founding 2 2 4 4 1 13
382 Image Analysis 2 3 4 2 2 13
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 4 3 3 1 2 13
501 Compositions: Ceramic 1 2 3 3 4 13
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 5 2 4 2 13
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 0 2 11 13
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 4 3 3 1 12
101 Printing 1 3 0 3 5 12
137 Fluid Handling 1 2 4 1 4 12
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 5 1 2 1 3 12
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 4 1 1 1 5 12
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 3 3 1 4 1 12
379 Telephonic Communications 2 3 1 5 1 12
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 3 2 1 4 12
049 Movable or Removable Closures 4 3 2 2 0 11
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 2 2 2 4 11
148 Metal Treatment 0 4 3 1 3 11
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 2 1 2 5 11
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 3 1 4 3 0 11
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 3 1 2 4 11
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 4 2 2 2 11
030 Cutlery 1 2 3 3 1 10
062 Refrigeration 1 1 2 3 3 10
083 Cutting 2 1 2 2 3 10
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 1 7 10
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 3 1 2 4 10
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 1 3 5 10
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 3 2 0 3 2 10
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 3 3 3 0 1 10
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 4 2 3 0 1 10
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 3 2 2 3 10
414 Material or Article Handling 2 4 1 0 3 10
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 1 1 3 4 10
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 3 3 2 1 9
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 2 1 2 4 0 9
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 2 2 4 9
348 Television 0 1 2 2 4 9
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 2 1 2 4 9
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 1 3 1 3 8
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 4 2 1 8
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 2 2 1 3 8
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 1 2 1 2 8
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 1 2 3 1 1 8
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 4 2 0 2 8
451 Abrading 1 1 3 2 1 8
084 Music 0 0 2 3 2 7
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 1 1 3 1 7
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 2 2 1 2 7
269 Work Holders 1 1 0 1 4 7
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 1 2 2 1 7
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 1 3 2 1 0 7
385 Optical Waveguides 1 1 1 2 2 7
398 Optical Communications 0 1 1 5 0 7
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 3 2 0 1 7
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 0 1 0 3 7
726 Information Security 0 1 1 1 4 7
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 1 0 1 3 1 6
055 Gas Separation 0 1 1 2 2 6
114 Ships 0 0 0 3 3 6
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 2 0 1 3 6
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 2 0 2 2 6
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 1 2 1 1 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 3 0 1 2 6
252 Compositions 0 2 3 1 0 6
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 2 2 0 0 2 6
329 Demodulators 0 2 2 2 0 6
332 Modulators 3 2 0 0 1 6
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 2 0 1 2 1 6
384 Bearings 1 1 2 0 2 6
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 2 2 1 1 6
482 Exercise Devices 0 2 2 2 0 6
089 Ordnance 1 3 0 0 1 5
100 Presses 0 1 0 2 2 5
165 Heat Exchange 1 1 1 0 2 5
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 1 1 0 3 5
181 Acoustics 0 2 2 0 1 5
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 0 1 1 1 5
215 Bottles and Jars 1 0 1 2 1 5
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 3 1 1 0 5
380 Cryptography 1 1 0 1 2 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 4 0 1 5
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 4 1 0 5
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 2 0 1 1 5
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 1 1 1 0 2 5
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 1 1 1 1 5
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 3 0 1 5
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 2 2 0 0 1 5
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 1 2 0 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 2 1 0 1 4
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 1 3 0 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 2 1 4
139 Textiles: Weaving 2 0 1 1 0 4
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 1 3 4
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 1 1 1 4
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 1 2 4
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 2 2 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 1 1 1 4
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 1 1 1 1 0 4
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 2 1 4
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 1 0 0 1 2 4
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 0 1 1 1 4
403 Joints and Connections 0 3 1 0 0 4
440 Marine Propulsion 2 0 1 0 1 4
450 Foundation Garments 0 2 1 1 0 4
492 Roll or Roller 0 2 2 0 0 4
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 3 0 0 4
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 3 1 0 0 4
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 1 1 0 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 1 0 1 0 3
053 Package Making 0 0 1 1 1 3
070 Locks 0 2 0 0 1 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 2 0 0 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 1 1 0 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 2 1 0 3
118 Coating Apparatus 1 0 1 1 0 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 2 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 2 0 0 0 3
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 0 3 0 0 3
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 1 1 0 1 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 2 1 3
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 2 1 3
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 1 1 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 0 0 2 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 0 0 2 3
431 Combustion 0 0 2 0 1 3
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 1 1 3
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 2 0 0 0 1 3
037 Excavating 0 1 1 0 0 2
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 1 0 1 2
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 2 0 0 0 2
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 1 1 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 1 0 1 2
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 2
111 Planting 1 0 0 1 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 1 2
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 1 0 0 0 1 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 2 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 1 1 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 1 0 1 0 2
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 0 0 2 0 2
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 0 1 0 2
249 Static Molds 1 0 0 0 1 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 0 2 2
267 Spring Devices 1 0 1 0 0 2
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 1 0 0 1 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 1 2
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 2 0 0 0 0 2
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 1 1 0 0 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 2 0 2
355 Photocopying 0 0 1 1 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 1 1 0 2
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 1 1 2
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 1 0 0 0 1 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 1 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 2 0 2
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 2 2
432 Heating 0 1 0 1 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 2 0 0 0 2
453 Coin Handling 0 0 1 0 1 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 1 2
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 1 1 0 2
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 1 1 2
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 1 1 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 0 1 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 2 0 2
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 1
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 1
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 0 0 1 1
014 Bridges 0 0 1 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 1 0 0 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 1 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 1 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 1 0 0 1
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 0 0 1 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 0 1 0 0 1
178 Telegraphy 0 0 0 0 1 1
186 Merchandising 0 0 1 0 0 1
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 1 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 0 0 0 0 1
213 Railway Draft Appliances 0 1 0 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 1
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 1 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 0 1
291 Track Sanders 0 0 0 1 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 1 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 1 0 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 1 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 1
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 1 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 1 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 1 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 1 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
483 Tool Changing 0 1 0 0 0 1
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 0 0 1 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 503 727 753 858 1008 3849



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