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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

CONNECTICUT

( 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) 127 120 141 168 191 747
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 135 135 137 184 118 709
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 39 77 116 102 66 400
606 Surgery (instruments) 39 46 87 105 102 379
060 Power Plants 52 66 66 91 89 364
463 Amusement Devices: Games 52 74 50 60 50 286
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 17 39 68 48 83 255
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 33 37 47 53 47 217
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 26 25 37 62 57 207
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 33 29 42 41 61 206
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 29 45 39 29 39 181
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 28 32 46 28 29 163
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 33 33 19 19 29 133
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 36 31 25 18 21 131
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 25 31 22 20 28 126
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 28 18 19 30 28 123
439 Electrical Connectors 28 25 23 18 15 109
073 Measuring and Testing 22 18 19 21 28 108
029 Metal Working 23 14 26 15 29 107
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 30 22 14 16 25 107
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 27 22 17 21 19 106
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 24 25 24 17 15 105
250 Radiant Energy 16 17 20 29 22 104
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 19 33 17 9 15 93
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 19 19 26 12 15 91
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 16 24 14 14 21 89
427 Coating Processes 13 15 18 22 16 84
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 12 17 23 16 14 82
340 Communications: Electrical 19 15 19 18 11 82
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 15 8 14 17 21 75
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 28 12 16 7 11 74
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 7 13 14 24 14 72
382 Image Analysis 7 17 18 14 15 71
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 9 9 10 13 27 68
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 9 12 15 14 17 67
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 11 11 17 13 15 67
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 13 8 22 9 13 65
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 14 10 17 12 8 61
355 Photocopying 11 15 5 10 20 61
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 13 13 13 8 13 60
726 Information Security 5 7 11 11 23 57
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 13 12 15 12 4 56
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 20 12 7 6 11 56
219 Electric Heating 9 6 12 14 14 55
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 8 11 8 12 15 54
137 Fluid Handling 7 10 11 10 13 51
206 Special Receptacle or Package 11 9 12 6 13 51
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 13 12 9 3 11 48
379 Telephonic Communications 6 7 15 8 11 47
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 7 7 8 12 12 46
385 Optical Waveguides 13 7 7 5 13 45
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 12 11 7 6 9 45
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 9 9 4 12 11 45
370 Multiplex Communications 11 3 12 10 8 44
348 Television 8 9 4 8 14 43
164 Metal Founding 8 9 14 5 6 42
362 Illumination 10 7 11 9 4 41
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 6 6 6 8 13 39
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 3 5 2 8 19 37
030 Cutlery 10 9 6 4 7 36
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 5 5 5 11 10 36
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 6 6 6 5 12 35
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 3 4 8 14 6 35
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 9 7 8 4 6 34
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 17 8 1 4 4 34
252 Compositions 8 8 6 7 4 33
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 8 13 5 5 2 33
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 8 9 1 6 9 33
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 4 8 5 9 7 33
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 10 4 5 10 4 33
042 Firearms 3 4 8 5 12 32
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 8 7 4 6 7 32
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 2 3 4 7 15 31
095 Gas Separation: Processes 6 5 7 3 9 30
220 Receptacles 1 8 3 9 9 30
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 6 4 6 10 4 30
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 6 4 6 5 9 30
062 Refrigeration 5 5 5 8 6 29
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 4 6 9 2 8 29
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 5 5 8 5 6 29
455 Telecommunications 1 6 4 10 8 29
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 9 5 9 1 5 29
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 4 8 4 3 9 28
184 Lubrication 0 4 6 12 6 28
384 Bearings 1 2 6 6 13 28
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 8 6 6 2 6 28
372 Coherent Light Generators 6 7 4 4 6 27
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 8 7 3 4 4 26
148 Metal Treatment 9 2 3 7 5 26
165 Heat Exchange 6 5 6 4 5 26
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 6 5 6 3 6 26
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 8 6 5 3 4 26
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 4 6 6 5 5 26
224 Package and Article Carriers 4 1 9 5 6 25
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 5 4 4 8 4 25
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 5 4 6 9 0 24
273 Amusement Devices: Games 6 6 4 7 1 24
280 Land Vehicles 2 5 4 5 8 24
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 2 5 7 7 24
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 3 6 4 8 3 24
433 Dentistry 2 5 8 6 3 24
053 Package Making 5 3 7 4 4 23
065 Glass Manufacturing 3 5 4 1 10 23
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 4 4 8 3 4 23
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 6 1 8 3 5 23
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 2 10 4 5 23
033 Geometrical Instruments 4 3 4 6 5 22
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 4 4 5 5 4 22
297 Chairs and Seats 2 7 6 3 4 22
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 4 3 4 5 6 22
417 Pumps 1 5 2 9 5 22
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 6 1 7 5 1 20
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 8 4 5 2 1 20
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 3 5 7 4 0 19
434 Education and Demonstration 1 2 3 4 9 19
451 Abrading 2 3 4 6 4 19
002 Apparel 0 4 1 7 6 18
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 2 5 4 4 3 18
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 6 2 4 4 2 18
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 4 2 4 4 4 18
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 8 5 2 2 1 18
089 Ordnance 2 4 2 2 7 17
081 Tools 1 3 3 5 4 16
084 Music 5 2 2 3 4 16
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 2 7 2 1 4 16
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 3 4 4 2 3 16
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 4 2 1 8 1 16
380 Cryptography 4 4 3 1 4 16
482 Exercise Devices 6 4 2 2 2 16
211 Supports: Racks 5 5 0 1 4 15
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 2 2 4 1 6 15
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 2 7 2 3 1 15
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 6 3 2 2 2 15
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 3 3 0 7 2 15
055 Gas Separation 2 4 5 2 1 14
118 Coating Apparatus 2 2 3 3 4 14
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 4 2 3 2 3 14
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 1 1 2 9 14
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 1 6 1 5 14
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 2 5 2 2 2 13
072 Metal Deforming 1 2 6 3 1 13
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 3 3 1 3 3 13
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 2 0 4 1 6 13
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 4 2 3 3 1 13
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 5 3 3 0 13
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 3 0 2 3 4 12
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 6 3 0 3 0 12
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 3 2 1 2 4 12
398 Optical Communications 1 3 3 1 4 12
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 3 2 4 1 12
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 4 5 1 11
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 3 2 3 1 2 11
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 2 3 1 2 3 11
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 3 3 1 3 11
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 3 2 3 0 3 11
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 3 2 4 1 1 11
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 5 2 2 2 0 11
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 1 2 1 5 2 11
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 1 2 3 4 11
283 Printed Matter 2 3 1 2 3 11
292 Closure Fasteners 2 4 1 3 1 11
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 3 5 2 1 11
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 2 1 2 2 4 11
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 2 3 4 2 11
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 2 3 4 10
083 Cutting 2 2 3 2 1 10
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 5 2 1 0 2 10
270 Sheet-Material Associating 3 1 3 3 0 10
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 2 3 2 1 2 10
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 5 2 1 2 10
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 1 3 1 5 10
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 2 2 1 3 2 10
005 Beds 3 0 4 2 0 9
070 Locks 1 2 0 4 2 9
110 Furnaces 1 1 3 1 3 9
114 Ships 2 1 0 3 3 9
119 Animal Husbandry 2 3 1 1 2 9
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 2 1 1 2 3 9
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 2 1 0 1 5 9
180 Motor Vehicles 3 2 2 1 1 9
188 Brakes 4 1 2 1 1 9
215 Bottles and Jars 2 2 4 1 0 9
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 4 1 1 2 1 9
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 1 2 1 3 8
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 2 1 1 2 8
126 Stoves and Furnaces 2 0 3 2 1 8
132 Toilet 0 0 3 1 4 8
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 2 0 3 2 1 8
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 2 1 2 1 2 8
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 1 3 0 3 1 8
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 3 0 0 0 5 8
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 2 2 1 2 1 8
403 Joints and Connections 2 0 1 3 2 8
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 3 3 1 1 8
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 1 0 1 1 5 8
431 Combustion 1 1 0 2 4 8
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 3 1 1 1 2 8
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 2 2 3 1 8
181 Acoustics 0 3 0 2 2 7
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 2 1 4 7
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 2 1 2 1 1 7
400 Typewriting Machines 0 3 2 1 1 7
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 2 3 1 0 7
450 Foundation Garments 3 3 1 0 0 7
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 1 1 1 2 6
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 3 1 0 1 1 6
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 3 0 1 2 6
131 Tobacco 2 1 1 0 2 6
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 3 1 0 1 6
177 Weighing Scales 2 1 2 1 0 6
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 1 2 0 2 6
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 2 4 6
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 2 3 1 0 0 6
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 6 6
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 1 3 1 6
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 1 2 2 1 6
414 Material or Article Handling 1 2 1 1 1 6
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 3 0 1 1 1 6
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 1 1 1 1 2 6
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 1 0 2 1 5
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 1 2 2 5
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 1 0 1 2 1 5
452 Butchering 1 3 0 0 1 5
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 3 0 1 0 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 2 0 0 1 2 5
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 2 1 1 4
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 1 2 4
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 1 1 0 1 4
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 2 0 1 0 4
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 0 0 2 2 4
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 1 1 0 1 1 4
256 Fences 1 0 1 1 1 4
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 2 2 0 0 0 4
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 1 1 0 1 1 4
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 3 0 0 0 1 4
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 1 0 1 2 4
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 0 2 1 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 0 3 0 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 2 1 0 0 0 3
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 2 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 2 1 0 0 3
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 1 1 1 0 0 3
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 1 1 0 0 1 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 2 0 0 1 3
100 Presses 0 1 0 1 1 3
101 Printing 0 1 2 0 0 3
104 Railways 0 2 0 1 0 3
116 Signals and Indicators 2 0 0 0 1 3
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 1 1 3
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 1 0 0 1 1 3
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 1 0 1 3
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 1 2 0 0 3
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 1 2 0 3
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 1 0 1 0 3
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 2 0 1 0 3
338 Electrical Resistors 2 1 0 0 0 3
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 1 0 0 1 3
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 3 0 0 0 0 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 0 0 2 3
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 1 0 0 1 3
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 2 1 0 3
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 2 0 3
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 1 1 0 1 3
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 1 0 1 1 0 3
027 Undertaking 0 0 2 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 2 0 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 1 0 1 0 0 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 0 1 0 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 1 0 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 1 0 0 1 2
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 1 1 0 2
144 Woodworking 0 1 1 0 0 2
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 2 0 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 1 1 0 0 0 2
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 0 0 2 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 2 0 0 2
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 1 0 2
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 1 0 1 0 2
330 Amplifiers 2 0 0 0 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 1 0 1 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 1 1 0 2
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 1 1 2
440 Marine Propulsion 1 0 1 0 0 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 0 0 0 1 2
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 1 0 1 2
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 1 0 0 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 1 0 0 0 0 1
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 1 0 0 0 0 1
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 1 0 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 1 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 1 0 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 1 0 1
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 1 0 0 0 0 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 1 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 0 0 0 1 1
300 Brush, Broom, and Mop Making 0 0 0 0 1 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 0 0 0 1 1
331 Oscillators 0 1 0 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 0 1 1
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 1 0 0 0 0 1
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
413 Sheet Metal Container Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1875 1939 2108 2168 2309 10399



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