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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

FINLAND

( 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
370 Multiplex Communications 160 139 155 152 213 819
455 Telecommunications 160 150 133 184 172 799
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 58 43 61 55 69 286
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 40 26 32 48 45 191
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 20 25 32 21 30 128
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 15 19 23 21 33 111
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 19 17 22 25 21 104
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 12 12 19 25 35 103
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 21 21 17 28 14 101
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 19 18 14 25 23 99
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 21 18 21 14 24 98
726 Information Security 6 10 15 26 41 98
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 25 15 15 15 17 87
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 17 10 12 16 26 81
340 Communications: Electrical 11 11 11 20 20 73
382 Image Analysis 19 15 10 21 8 73
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 21 11 12 10 16 70
348 Television 12 14 12 9 19 66
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 16 11 11 14 14 66
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 10 10 9 15 10 54
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 5 11 17 10 11 54
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 11 4 9 13 16 53
073 Measuring and Testing 13 5 19 7 6 50
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 10 6 8 11 13 48
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 10 5 13 12 7 47
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 12 6 14 11 3 46
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 9 13 8 6 9 45
380 Cryptography 7 7 11 8 11 44
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 8 2 3 12 19 44
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 8 5 8 8 12 41
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 6 4 8 14 8 40
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 5 9 11 7 8 40
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 11 5 9 4 9 38
427 Coating Processes 5 9 4 11 9 38
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 10 5 4 4 13 36
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 7 6 3 11 9 36
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 13 10 3 5 4 35
250 Radiant Energy 6 10 6 6 6 34
379 Telephonic Communications 11 7 3 7 6 34
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 6 8 5 7 5 31
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 2 4 8 12 31
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 7 6 2 7 8 30
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 5 8 5 8 4 30
029 Metal Working 4 7 8 2 8 29
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 3 2 5 14 5 29
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 5 4 4 8 7 28
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 6 2 7 4 6 25
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 6 4 3 4 5 22
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 9 5 3 3 2 22
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 3 5 3 7 2 20
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 5 4 2 5 4 20
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 4 1 3 6 5 19
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 4 3 4 3 4 18
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 1 7 4 4 18
362 Illumination 5 2 1 2 8 18
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 3 3 4 4 3 17
385 Optical Waveguides 6 4 4 3 0 17
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 6 4 4 1 1 16
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 5 3 3 5 16
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 1 0 5 5 15
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 6 2 2 3 1 14
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 1 4 3 5 14
396 Photography 7 2 0 3 2 14
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 4 2 3 2 3 14
482 Exercise Devices 3 4 3 2 2 14
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 3 0 3 4 4 14
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 5 1 3 2 2 13
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 3 6 2 13
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 3 2 5 2 13
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 4 3 0 2 4 13
330 Amplifiers 1 3 3 6 0 13
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 1 3 6 1 2 13
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 2 1 4 1 5 13
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 3 3 3 2 12
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 3 2 1 3 12
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 4 0 2 5 1 12
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 2 1 2 5 2 12
118 Coating Apparatus 3 2 1 3 2 11
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 5 2 0 3 1 11
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 6 4 11
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 3 1 1 4 11
060 Power Plants 3 2 1 1 3 10
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 3 2 2 2 10
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 3 1 1 1 4 10
252 Compositions 0 3 1 2 4 10
336 Inductor Devices 3 4 1 2 0 10
414 Material or Article Handling 3 0 2 4 1 10
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 2 1 1 3 3 10
439 Electrical Connectors 4 0 3 2 1 10
102 Ammunition and Explosives 2 0 1 6 0 9
110 Furnaces 1 1 2 1 4 9
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 3 1 4 1 9
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 5 2 1 9
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 1 2 2 3 9
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 2 1 2 2 8
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 3 2 2 0 1 8
144 Woodworking 4 2 1 1 0 8
180 Motor Vehicles 1 1 1 1 4 8
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 1 0 2 3 8
084 Music 2 1 1 0 3 7
114 Ships 1 0 2 1 3 7
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 4 0 1 0 2 7
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 2 2 1 2 0 7
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 2 1 1 2 1 7
372 Coherent Light Generators 3 2 1 0 1 7
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 1 2 2 7
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 1 2 1 2 7
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 1 1 1 1 7
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 1 3 2 6
070 Locks 0 1 0 3 2 6
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 4 2 0 6
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 2 0 0 3 6
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 2 4 0 6
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 3 0 1 1 6
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 2 3 1 6
331 Oscillators 3 1 1 0 1 6
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 1 1 4 6
417 Pumps 2 1 0 1 2 6
440 Marine Propulsion 0 3 1 0 2 6
451 Abrading 2 0 2 0 2 6
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 2 0 0 2 5
030 Cutlery 0 0 4 1 0 5
053 Package Making 4 1 0 0 0 5
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 1 3 5
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 1 0 2 0 2 5
188 Brakes 2 1 1 0 1 5
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 2 0 1 1 5
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 2 2 1 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 2 0 3 5
398 Optical Communications 1 1 1 0 2 5
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 1 2 1 5
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 1 2 2 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 2 1 0 1 0 4
037 Excavating 1 2 1 0 0 4
042 Firearms 1 0 1 0 2 4
055 Gas Separation 0 2 0 2 0 4
072 Metal Deforming 2 0 2 0 0 4
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 1 1 1 1 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 2 1 4
181 Acoustics 0 0 3 0 1 4
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 1 0 2 1 4
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 1 2 0 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 0 0 2 0 4
219 Electric Heating 0 0 3 1 0 4
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 0 1 2 4
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 1 2 0 4
283 Printed Matter 0 0 2 2 0 4
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 2 1 1 0 0 4
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 2 1 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 1 0 0 1 4
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 1 1 0 0 2 4
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 3 0 0 4
433 Dentistry 0 0 2 1 1 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 2 1 0 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 2 1 0 1 0 4
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 2 2 0 0 4
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 2 0 0 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 2 0 0 1 0 3
014 Bridges 0 0 3 0 0 3
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 1 0 2 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 2 1 3
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 1 2 0 0 3
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 3 0 0 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 2 0 0 0 1 3
089 Ordnance 1 0 0 2 0 3
101 Printing 2 0 0 1 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 1 1 3
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 1 0 1 1 0 3
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 1 1 0 0 3
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 1 1 3
169 Fire Extinguishers 1 0 0 1 1 3
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 1 1 1 3
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 0 0 0 2 3
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 1 0 2 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 2 1 0 0 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 1 0 0 1 3
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 0 2 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 3 0 0 0 0 3
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 1 2 3
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 1 0 2 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 1 0 1 0 3
353 Optics: Image Projectors 1 0 1 0 1 3
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 0 0 1 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 2 1 3
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 1 1 0 1 0 3
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 2 1 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 0 1 0 1 3
492 Roll or Roller 1 2 0 0 0 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 1 1 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 1 0 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 0 1 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 2 0 0 0 2
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 1 2
100 Presses 1 0 0 1 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 2 0 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 1 2
139 Textiles: Weaving 2 0 0 0 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 0 1 0 1 2
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 1 0 0 1 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 0 0 1 2
249 Static Molds 0 1 1 0 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 1 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 1 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 1 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 1 2
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 2 0 0 0 0 2
332 Modulators 0 1 0 1 0 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 1 1 0 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 1 0 1 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 1 0 1 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 1 0 2
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 2 0 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 2 0 0 2
431 Combustion 0 0 1 1 0 2
452 Butchering 0 1 1 0 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 1 0 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 1 0 1
005 Beds 0 0 0 0 1 1
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 1 0 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 1 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 1 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 1 0 1
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 1 0 0 0 0 1
159 Concentrating Evaporators 1 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 1 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 1 0 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 1 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 1 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 1 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 1 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 1 0 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 0 0 1 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 1 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 1 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
338 Electrical Resistors 1 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 1 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 1 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 0 0 1 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 1 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 1 0 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 1 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 1 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 1 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 0 0 0 1 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1143 951 1064 1221 1338 5717



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