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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

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 4 11 9 15 22 61
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 6 4 10 6 10 36
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 5 6 14 3 6 34
417 Pumps 0 3 6 7 5 21
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 3 7 3 4 3 20
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 4 2 3 8 18
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 3 0 3 3 9 18
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 2 6 6 4 18
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 11 2 3 0 18
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 3 4 0 6 16
439 Electrical Connectors 2 1 7 2 3 15
340 Communications: Electrical 1 1 6 2 4 14
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 2 1 3 2 6 14
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 3 3 1 4 2 13
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 3 5 1 1 3 13
220 Receptacles 0 2 4 1 5 12
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 2 0 5 2 12
252 Compositions 0 3 4 3 1 11
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 4 2 2 2 11
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 1 2 2 2 4 11
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 0 2 2 5 10
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 1 2 1 3 10
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 1 6 2 10
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 4 2 2 9
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 2 4 0 1 2 9
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 3 0 3 0 3 9
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 2 0 4 1 9
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 2 3 2 8
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 2 1 3 0 2 8
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 1 3 2 1 8
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 2 1 0 4 7
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 3 1 1 2 7
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 3 0 1 2 7
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 3 3 0 7
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 2 1 2 2 7
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 1 1 3 7
029 Metal Working 0 0 2 2 2 6
060 Power Plants 0 0 3 1 2 6
062 Refrigeration 1 1 3 1 0 6
073 Measuring and Testing 2 3 0 0 1 6
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 2 1 2 6
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 3 0 1 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 2 2 1 6
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 2 3 1 6
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 1 0 4 6
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 1 0 2 1 6
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 3 2 6
379 Telephonic Communications 0 2 1 1 2 6
455 Telecommunications 0 1 1 1 3 6
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 0 1 2 2 6
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 2 3 5
131 Tobacco 1 3 1 0 0 5
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 0 2 2 5
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 3 2 0 0 5
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 2 1 2 0 5
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 1 2 0 2 5
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 1 1 2 0 1 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 2 1 2 0 5
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 4 0 0 0 5
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 0 0 3 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 2 2 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 1 0 1 4
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 2 1 4
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 1 1 1 0 4
114 Ships 0 1 2 0 1 4
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 2 0 1 0 4
219 Electric Heating 1 2 0 0 1 4
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 1 1 0 1 4
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 2 1 1 0 0 4
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 3 1 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 3 4
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 2 0 1 4
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 1 0 2 0 4
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 1 1 2 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 2 2 0 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 2 1 4
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 0 2 1 1 4
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 2 0 4
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 3 4
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 2 1 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 2 0 1 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 1 0 0 3
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 0 1 0 2 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 1 1 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 2 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 1 1 0 3
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 0 1 0 1 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 0 2 0 3
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 1 1 3
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 1 0 0 1 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 0 2 3
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 1 1 0 1 3
384 Bearings 0 0 1 1 1 3
398 Optical Communications 1 0 0 1 1 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 1 1 0 3
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 1 1 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 2 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 1 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 1 0 2
042 Firearms 0 2 0 0 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 2 0 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 2 2
053 Package Making 1 0 1 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 1 1 0 0 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 1 0 1 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 1 1 2
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 2 0 0 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 1 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 1 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 2 0 2
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 2 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 0 0 1 1 2
181 Acoustics 1 1 0 0 0 2
188 Brakes 0 0 0 1 1 2
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 2 2
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 1 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 2 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 0 1 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 1 1 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 1 0 2
370 Multiplex Communications 1 0 0 0 1 2
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 2 0 0 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 1 2
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 0 1 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 2 0 0 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 1 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 0 1 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 1 2
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 2 0 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 1 0 0 2
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 1 0 1 2
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 2 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 1 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 0 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 1 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 1 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 1 1
030 Cutlery 1 0 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 1 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 1 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 1 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 1 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 1 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 0 1 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 1 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 1 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 1 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 1 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 1 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 1 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 1 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 1 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 1 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 1 0 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 0 0 0 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 0 0 0 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 1 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 1 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 0 1
362 Illumination 0 0 1 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 1 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 1 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 1 1
399 Electrophotography 1 0 0 0 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 1 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 1 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 1 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 1 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 1 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 1 1
452 Butchering 0 1 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 1 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 1 0 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 1 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 1 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 1 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 103 175 215 196 254 943



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