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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 2010 - 2014 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

BRAZIL

( 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 11 9 15 22 24 81
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 10 6 10 13 43
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 11 2 3 0 21 37
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 6 14 3 6 5 34
417 Pumps 3 6 7 5 11 32
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 2 6 6 4 6 24
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 4 2 3 8 5 22
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 4 0 6 7 20
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 0 4 1 12 19
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 3 3 9 2 17
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 7 3 4 3 0 17
220 Receptacles 2 4 1 5 5 17
439 Electrical Connectors 1 7 2 3 3 16
340 Communications: Electrical 1 6 2 4 2 15
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 3 2 6 3 15
252 Compositions 3 4 3 1 3 14
379 Telephonic Communications 2 1 1 2 8 14
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 2 1 3 7 14
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 2 2 4 4 14
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 3 1 4 2 3 13
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 4 2 2 2 3 13
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 1 6 2 3 13
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 1 3 7 13
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 2 5 2 11
280 Land Vehicles 1 1 0 4 5 11
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 5 1 1 3 1 11
062 Refrigeration 1 3 1 0 5 10
073 Measuring and Testing 3 0 0 1 6 10
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 4 2 2 1 10
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 3 1 1 2 3 10
455 Telecommunications 1 1 1 3 4 10
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 3 3 0 2 9
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 2 1 5 9
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 2 0 5 2 0 9
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 3 2 1 8
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 3 0 1 3 8
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 3 0 2 2 8
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 2 1 0 4 1 8
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 2 1 4 8
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 3 2 2 8
029 Metal Working 0 2 2 2 1 7
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 2 0 2 2 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 2 2 1 1 7
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 2 3 1 1 7
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 3 2 1 0 7
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 4 0 1 2 0 7
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 1 2 0 2 7
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 2 1 2 2 0 7
056 Harvesters 0 1 2 1 2 6
060 Power Plants 0 3 1 2 0 6
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 2 3 1 6
114 Ships 1 2 0 1 2 6
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 3 2 0 0 1 6
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 3 0 3 0 6
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 1 5 6
382 Image Analysis 0 1 0 1 4 6
384 Bearings 0 1 1 1 3 6
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 3 2 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 0 1 2 0 6
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 1 1 2 2 6
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 0 0 2 3 6
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 0 0 3 2 6
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 1 0 0 3 1 5
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 2 0 1 2 5
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 2 1 2 0 5
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 1 1 2 5
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 2 1 2 0 0 5
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 2 0 2 5
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 0 0 1 3 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 2 1 1 1 5
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 2 0 2 5
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 4 0 0 0 1 5
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 1 2 2 0 5
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 2 2 0 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 2 1 1 4
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 2 0 0 2 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 0 1 1 4
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 3 4
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 1 1 0 1 4
126 Stoves and Furnaces 2 0 1 0 1 4
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 1 0 2 1 4
131 Tobacco 3 1 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 2 2 0 4
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 1 0 1 1 4
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 1 2 0 1 0 4
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 1 1 4
380 Cryptography 0 0 3 1 0 4
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 0 3 4
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 3 4
482 Exercise Devices 0 2 0 1 1 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 2 2 0 0 4
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 2 4
042 Firearms 2 0 0 0 1 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 0 0 1 3
132 Toilet 0 0 2 0 1 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 2 3
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 0 2 3
219 Electric Heating 2 0 0 1 0 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 3 3
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 2 0 1 3
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 1 0 2 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 1 0 1 3
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 1 1 3
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 1 1 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 0 2 0 3
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 0 2 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 1 0 1 3
427 Coating Processes 1 0 0 1 1 3
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 2 0 0 3
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 2 1 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 2 3
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 2 3
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 1 0 0 2 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 0 0 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 0 1 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 1 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 1 0 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 2 0 2
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 1 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 1 1 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 1 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 1 0 2
084 Music 0 0 0 0 2 2
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 2 0 0 0 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 1 0 2
104 Railways 1 0 0 1 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 1 0 0 2
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 2 0 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 1 1 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 1 0 0 1 2
188 Brakes 0 0 1 1 0 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 2 0 2
221 Article Dispensing 1 1 0 0 0 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 1 0 0 0 1 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 2 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 2 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 1 1 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 1 0 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 0 0 0 2
330 Amplifiers 0 0 1 0 1 2
331 Oscillators 1 0 0 0 1 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 1 1 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 1 0 0 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 0 1 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 2 0 0 0 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 0 1 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 2 0 0 0 0 2
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 1 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 0 1 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 1 2
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 1 0 0 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 0 0 1 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 1 1 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 1 0 2
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 2 0 0 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 0 0 0 2
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 1 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 1 1 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 0 0 1 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 0 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 1 0 2
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 1 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 1
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 1 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 0 0 0 0 1 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 1 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 1 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 0 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 1 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 0 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 1 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 1 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 1 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 1 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 1 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 1 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 0 1 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 1 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 1 0 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 0 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 1 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 1 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 1 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 1 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 1 0 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 1 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 1 0 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 0 1
452 Butchering 1 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 1 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 1 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 1 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 1 0 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 1 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 1
726 Information Security 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 175 215 196 254 334 1174



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