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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

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 49 49 78 76 90 342
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 27 26 35 30 27 145
370 Multiplex Communications 8 12 22 34 24 100
455 Telecommunications 5 9 26 24 27 91
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 10 13 23 19 15 80
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 12 14 10 12 28 76
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 7 19 17 27 72
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 6 17 17 13 10 63
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 10 10 15 19 59
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 9 6 13 13 11 52
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 4 11 9 4 12 40
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 6 7 5 15 34
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 3 1 4 10 14 32
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 3 6 7 10 32
280 Land Vehicles 11 5 3 2 9 30
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 4 1 11 4 10 30
382 Image Analysis 3 2 6 9 9 29
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 4 3 5 7 10 29
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 5 8 6 8 28
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 2 7 5 7 5 26
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 2 8 5 10 25
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 3 2 4 7 9 25
362 Illumination 6 4 1 9 4 24
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 2 6 9 6 24
250 Radiant Energy 3 3 8 5 4 23
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 5 5 2 9 23
726 Information Security 2 1 4 8 8 23
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 7 6 5 1 22
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 6 4 5 5 2 22
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 4 4 7 5 22
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 2 4 4 7 21
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 4 1 5 4 7 21
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 3 5 3 7 3 21
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 2 4 6 8 21
073 Measuring and Testing 4 5 4 2 5 20
219 Electric Heating 3 2 2 9 3 19
029 Metal Working 0 4 4 7 2 17
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 3 3 2 7 17
340 Communications: Electrical 3 3 0 5 6 17
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 1 5 7 3 17
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 2 3 5 6 16
348 Television 0 1 6 7 2 16
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 3 6 3 3 16
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 5 0 2 5 16
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 2 4 3 4 3 16
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 2 1 5 5 16
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 4 2 3 1 5 15
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 4 2 3 1 5 15
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 3 1 4 5 15
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 5 3 2 4 15
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 2 7 5 15
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 2 0 3 7 14
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 4 2 4 2 2 14
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 2 3 5 3 14
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 2 4 5 1 2 14
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 3 4 0 7 14
084 Music 1 3 4 2 3 13
297 Chairs and Seats 4 3 4 0 2 13
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 4 6 3 13
439 Electrical Connectors 3 1 2 4 3 13
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 3 1 5 2 1 12
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 1 1 4 5 12
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 1 4 3 2 11
062 Refrigeration 3 2 3 1 2 11
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 3 2 2 3 1 11
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 3 3 2 1 11
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 3 1 1 4 1 10
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 2 2 3 3 10
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 1 5 1 2 1 10
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 2 3 4 10
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 2 0 3 0 5 10
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 3 2 1 3 10
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 1 3 3 3 10
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 2 3 3 0 2 10
379 Telephonic Communications 1 2 4 1 2 10
400 Typewriting Machines 2 1 0 1 6 10
431 Combustion 1 1 3 2 3 10
137 Fluid Handling 2 0 1 3 3 9
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 5 0 1 2 9
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 0 0 2 5 9
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 1 4 2 9
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 2 1 0 3 3 9
433 Dentistry 2 2 2 1 2 9
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 2 2 3 0 9
053 Package Making 0 3 2 2 1 8
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 2 0 2 2 8
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 4 0 1 2 1 8
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 3 0 1 2 2 8
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 3 2 0 1 2 8
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 3 1 2 2 8
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 4 1 2 8
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 2 1 0 2 3 8
002 Apparel 0 2 3 1 1 7
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 3 0 2 1 7
037 Excavating 1 1 1 1 3 7
047 Plant Husbandry 0 4 1 0 2 7
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 1 3 1 1 1 7
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 0 0 3 2 7
220 Receptacles 1 1 0 2 3 7
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 2 0 2 2 1 7
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 2 2 0 2 7
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 2 0 1 3 7
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 0 3 2 1 7
385 Optical Waveguides 3 0 3 1 0 7
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 2 1 2 1 7
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 1 0 3 2 7
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 3 3 7
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 1 0 2 2 2 7
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 5 7
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 3 1 1 1 0 6
042 Firearms 1 0 1 1 3 6
081 Tools 2 1 0 2 1 6
104 Railways 0 2 2 1 1 6
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 0 2 3 6
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 1 1 2 6
215 Bottles and Jars 1 0 4 0 1 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 2 0 1 3 0 6
252 Compositions 0 0 3 1 2 6
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 4 1 1 6
330 Amplifiers 2 0 2 1 1 6
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 2 3 6
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 1 0 1 3 6
452 Butchering 4 0 0 1 1 6
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 2 3 0 1 6
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 0 2 0 3 6
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 1 3 2 6
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 2 3 6
070 Locks 2 2 0 1 0 5
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 1 1 2 5
101 Printing 1 1 0 1 2 5
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 2 1 1 5
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 3 1 0 1 5
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 2 3 0 0 0 5
180 Motor Vehicles 2 0 0 2 1 5
188 Brakes 0 2 1 1 1 5
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 0 4 0 5
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 2 0 1 1 1 5
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 1 1 2 5
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 2 1 0 1 5
292 Closure Fasteners 0 2 0 2 1 5
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 2 2 0 5
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 1 0 1 2 5
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 2 0 0 3 0 5
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 1 1 1 2 5
398 Optical Communications 0 2 2 1 0 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 3 1 5
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 2 0 1 1 4
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 1 1 2 0 0 4
060 Power Plants 0 0 2 1 1 4
083 Cutting 0 0 1 3 0 4
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 1 0 2 4
114 Ships 0 0 1 2 1 4
172 Earth Working 1 2 0 0 1 4
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 2 1 0 1 0 4
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 1 0 1 1 4
249 Static Molds 0 0 3 0 1 4
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 2 0 1 0 4
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 2 2 0 4
427 Coating Processes 2 0 2 0 0 4
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 0 2 1 4
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 1 0 0 2 4
005 Beds 0 0 1 0 2 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 1 1 0 3
014 Bridges 1 0 1 1 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 1 1 0 3
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 2 1 3
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 2 0 0 1 3
089 Ordnance 0 0 1 0 2 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 2 0 1 3
100 Presses 1 0 2 0 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 2 0 1 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 2 0 3
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 1 0 1 3
169 Fire Extinguishers 1 1 0 1 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 1 0 1 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 2 0 0 3
221 Article Dispensing 2 0 0 0 1 3
256 Fences 2 1 0 0 0 3
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 1 0 1 1 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 0 1 0 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 1 1 3
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 1 2 0 0 3
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 1 1 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 2 1 0 3
380 Cryptography 0 0 1 1 1 3
384 Bearings 0 1 2 0 0 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 2 1 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 1 1 0 3
417 Pumps 1 0 1 0 1 3
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 1 1 1 3
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 1 1 3
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 1 1 1 0 0 3
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 1 0 2 3
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 0 0 2 0 3
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 2 0 1 0 3
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 2 1 3
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 2 0 1 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 0 1 0 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 0 1 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 1 1 2
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 1 0 1 0 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 1 0 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 2 0 2
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 0 0 0 1 2
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 1 1 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 2 0 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 1 0 1 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 1 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 0 0 0 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 2 2
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 2 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 1 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 2 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 1 0 0 0 2
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 1 2
293 Vehicle Fenders 1 0 0 1 0 2
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 2 0 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 1 0 1 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 2 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 1 1 2
399 Electrophotography 0 1 0 1 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 1 0 1 0 2
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 0 2 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 1 0 0 1 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 1 2
451 Abrading 0 0 2 0 0 2
453 Coin Handling 0 0 1 1 0 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 2 0 0 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 0 0 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 1 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 1 0 0 0 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 0 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 1 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 1 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 1 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 1 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 1 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 1 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 1 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 1 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 1 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 1 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 1 0 1
245 Wire Fabrics and Structure 0 0 0 1 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 1 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 1 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 1 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 1 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 1 0 0 1
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 1 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 1 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 0 1 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 1 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 1 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 1 0 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 1 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 414 469 642 711 789 3025



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