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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

SPAIN

( 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) 40 49 49 78 76 292
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 18 27 26 35 30 136
370 Multiplex Communications 7 8 12 22 34 83
455 Telecommunications 6 5 9 26 24 70
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 4 10 13 23 19 69
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 14 12 14 10 12 62
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 8 6 17 17 13 61
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 3 2 7 19 17 48
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 3 9 6 13 13 44
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 5 10 10 15 44
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 2 4 11 9 4 30
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 5 2 7 5 7 26
280 Land Vehicles 3 11 5 3 2 24
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 5 1 6 7 5 24
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 6 3 6 7 24
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 3 7 6 5 23
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 3 4 1 11 4 23
362 Illumination 3 6 4 1 9 23
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 3 6 4 5 5 23
250 Radiant Energy 3 3 3 8 5 22
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 3 3 1 4 10 21
382 Image Analysis 1 3 2 6 9 21
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 1 5 8 6 21
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 4 3 5 7 21
029 Metal Working 5 0 4 4 7 20
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 3 5 3 7 20
073 Measuring and Testing 3 4 5 4 2 18
219 Electric Heating 2 3 2 2 9 18
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 2 6 9 18
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 2 4 4 7 18
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 4 2 4 4 17
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 3 2 4 7 17
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 0 2 8 5 16
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 3 1 3 6 3 16
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 2 4 3 4 16
439 Electrical Connectors 6 3 1 2 4 16
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 2 1 1 5 7 16
726 Information Security 1 2 1 4 8 16
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 4 1 5 4 15
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 1 2 5 5 2 15
297 Chairs and Seats 3 4 3 4 0 14
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 2 4 2 4 2 14
340 Communications: Electrical 3 3 3 0 5 14
348 Television 0 0 1 6 7 14
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 1 5 3 2 14
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 3 4 5 0 2 14
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 3 1 2 3 5 14
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 3 2 1 5 14
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 3 1 5 2 13
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 3 2 3 3 2 13
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 2 4 6 13
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 2 3 1 4 12
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 2 4 5 1 12
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 2 3 3 2 12
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 3 1 1 4 11
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 4 2 3 1 11
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 4 0 1 3 3 11
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 0 4 6 11
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 1 1 5 1 2 10
084 Music 0 1 3 4 2 10
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 2 3 5 10
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 4 2 3 1 10
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 3 1 1 1 4 10
385 Optical Waveguides 3 3 0 3 1 10
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 3 0 3 4 0 10
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 1 2 7 10
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 2 2 2 3 10
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 3 2 2 3 10
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 1 4 3 9
062 Refrigeration 0 3 2 3 1 9
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 6 1 1 0 1 9
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 2 1 1 1 4 9
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 2 3 3 0 9
379 Telephonic Communications 1 1 2 4 1 9
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 3 2 0 3 0 8
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 3 2 1 8
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 2 1 3 1 1 8
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 2 0 0 3 8
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 4 0 1 2 8
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 3 1 2 2 0 8
431 Combustion 1 1 1 3 2 8
433 Dentistry 1 2 2 2 1 8
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 2 2 3 7
053 Package Making 0 0 3 2 2 7
070 Locks 2 2 2 0 1 7
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 1 2 3 7
137 Fluid Handling 1 2 0 1 3 7
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 1 5 0 1 7
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 2 0 3 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 2 0 1 3 7
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 1 2 0 2 2 7
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 2 1 0 3 7
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 2 1 2 7
452 Butchering 2 4 0 0 1 7
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 4 1 7
002 Apparel 0 0 2 3 1 6
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 3 0 2 6
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 3 1 1 1 6
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 4 1 0 6
104 Railways 1 0 2 2 1 6
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 2 0 2 6
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 0 4 1 6
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 1 2 2 6
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 0 3 2 6
400 Typewriting Machines 2 2 1 0 1 6
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 1 1 0 3 6
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 2 3 0 6
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 3 0 1 2 6
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 3 2 0 1 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 3 1 2 6
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 1 1 1 2 0 5
081 Tools 0 2 1 0 2 5
119 Animal Husbandry 2 2 0 1 0 5
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 2 3 0 0 5
188 Brakes 1 0 2 1 1 5
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 1 0 0 4 5
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 4 0 5
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 2 0 1 1 5
249 Static Molds 2 0 0 3 0 5
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 1 2 1 0 5
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 2 0 2 5
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 2 1 1 0 1 5
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 2 0 0 3 5
330 Amplifiers 0 2 0 2 1 5
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 1 2 0 1 5
398 Optical Communications 0 0 2 2 1 5
403 Joints and Connections 2 1 0 0 2 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 2 2 5
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 0 2 2 5
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 2 1 0 2 5
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 1 0 1 1 4
037 Excavating 0 1 1 1 1 4
042 Firearms 1 1 0 1 1 4
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 3 4
114 Ships 1 0 0 1 2 4
148 Metal Treatment 0 1 0 2 1 4
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 3 1 0 4
180 Motor Vehicles 0 2 0 0 2 4
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 2 1 0 1 4
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 1 1 1 4
220 Receptacles 0 1 1 0 2 4
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 2 0 0 2 4
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 1 1 1 4
252 Compositions 0 0 0 3 1 4
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 1 2 0 1 4
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 2 0 0 0 2 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 0 1 0 3 4
427 Coating Processes 0 2 0 2 0 4
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 3 4
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 0 1 0 2 4
482 Exercise Devices 3 0 0 0 1 4
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 1 0 2 0 4
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 1 3 4
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 2 0 1 1 0 4
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 0 2 0 1 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 1 1 3
014 Bridges 0 1 0 1 1 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 2 0 1 3
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 2 1 3
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 1 1 1 3
100 Presses 0 1 0 2 0 3
101 Printing 0 1 1 0 1 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 2 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 2 3
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 1 1 0 1 3
172 Earth Working 0 1 2 0 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 1 0 1 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 2 0 3
256 Fences 0 2 1 0 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 1 0 1 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 1 0 1 3
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 2 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 2 1 3
380 Cryptography 1 0 0 1 1 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 1 1 1 3
384 Bearings 0 0 1 2 0 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 0 0 0 2 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 1 1 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 1 0 1 3
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 1 1 0 0 3
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 1 1 1 0 3
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 1 2 3
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 2 3
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 2 0 1 3
005 Beds 1 0 0 1 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 1 0 1 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 1 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 1 0 0 1 2
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 0 2 2
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 2 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 1 0 0 1 0 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 1 0 1 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 0 2 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 0 0 1 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 0 2 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 1 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 1 0 0 0 2
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 1 1 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 1 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 2 0 0 0 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 1 0 0 0 2
221 Article Dispensing 0 2 0 0 0 2
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 2 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 2 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 1 0 0 2
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 1 2
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 1 0 0 1 2
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 0 2 2
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 1 2
399 Electrophotography 0 0 1 0 1 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 1 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 0 1 2
417 Pumps 0 1 0 1 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 0 1 0 0 2
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 1 1 2
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 0 0 1 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 2 0 2
453 Coin Handling 0 0 0 1 1 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 1 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 2 0 2
501 Compositions: Ceramic 1 0 0 0 1 2
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 2 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 0 1 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 0 1 1
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 1 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 1 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 1 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 1 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 1 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 1 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 1 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 1 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 1 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 1 0 1
245 Wire Fabrics and Structure 0 0 0 0 1 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 1 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 1 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 1 1
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 1 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 1 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 0 1 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 0 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 317 414 469 642 711 2553



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