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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

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

( 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
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 11 17 10 17 9 64
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 4 3 12 8 14 41
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 5 5 13 7 6 36
370 Multiplex Communications 2 4 10 3 11 30
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 3 1 5 6 8 23
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 3 4 3 7 5 22
379 Telephonic Communications 2 2 2 3 10 19
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 5 5 6 17
726 Information Security 2 1 6 4 3 16
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 2 1 2 5 11
463 Amusement Devices: Games 3 4 3 0 0 10
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 2 2 2 4 10
340 Communications: Electrical 0 2 1 4 1 8
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 2 0 0 6 8
382 Image Analysis 1 2 4 0 1 8
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 1 1 6 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 3 0 3 2 0 8
002 Apparel 1 2 2 2 0 7
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 2 5 7
433 Dentistry 0 1 1 2 3 7
434 Education and Demonstration 3 0 2 1 1 7
455 Telecommunications 1 1 3 0 2 7
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 1 3 2 7
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 1 0 2 2 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 3 0 1 1 7
119 Animal Husbandry 0 2 2 2 0 6
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 3 1 0 1 6
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 1 1 1 1 6
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 1 1 2 1 6
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 2 3 5
348 Television 0 1 2 2 0 5
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 2 2 1 0 0 5
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 2 0 1 0 4
427 Coating Processes 2 0 0 2 0 4
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 4 4
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 0 2 0 1 4
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 2 3
084 Music 0 0 1 1 1 3
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 2 3
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 2 1 0 3
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 1 2 3
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 1 1 1 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 2 0 1 3
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 0 1 0 0 3
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 1 1 1 0 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 1 1 0 3
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 2 1 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 1 1 1 3
396 Photography 0 0 1 1 1 3
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 1 1 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 0 1 0 1 3
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 1 1 3
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 2 1 0 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 2 3
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 1 0 3
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 1 0 0 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 1 2
089 Ordnance 2 0 0 0 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 0 2 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 1 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 1 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 1 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 1 0 2
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 0 1 1 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 1 0 1 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 1 0 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 0 0 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 1 0 0 2
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 1 1 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 1 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
385 Optical Waveguides 2 0 0 0 0 2
398 Optical Communications 0 1 0 1 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 0 1 2
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 2 0 0 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 1 0 1 0 2
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 1 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 0 2 0 2
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 1 2
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 2 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 1
029 Metal Working 0 1 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 0 1
073 Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 1 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 1 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 1 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 1 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 0 1 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 1 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 0 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 1 0 1
380 Cryptography 1 0 0 0 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 0 0 0 1
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 1 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 1 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 1 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 1 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 82 97 131 133 161 604



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