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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

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
455 Telecommunications 135 160 150 133 184 762
370 Multiplex Communications 122 160 139 155 152 728
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 31 58 43 61 55 248
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 28 40 26 32 48 174
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 19 20 25 32 21 117
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 25 19 17 22 25 108
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 17 21 21 17 28 104
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 17 21 18 21 14 91
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 12 19 18 14 25 88
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 9 15 19 23 21 87
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 12 25 15 15 15 82
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 12 12 12 19 25 80
382 Image Analysis 10 19 15 10 21 75
726 Information Security 16 6 10 15 26 73
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 14 16 11 11 14 66
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 10 17 10 12 16 65
340 Communications: Electrical 10 11 11 11 20 63
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 7 21 11 12 10 61
073 Measuring and Testing 9 13 5 19 7 53
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 9 10 10 9 15 53
348 Television 5 12 14 12 9 52
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 8 12 6 14 11 51
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 8 9 13 8 6 44
380 Cryptography 11 7 7 11 8 44
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 11 5 9 11 7 43
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 3 10 5 13 12 43
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 5 11 17 10 43
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 6 11 4 9 13 43
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 7 10 6 8 11 42
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 9 13 10 3 5 40
250 Radiant Energy 8 6 10 6 6 36
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 7 11 5 9 4 36
427 Coating Processes 6 5 9 4 11 35
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 6 4 8 14 34
379 Telephonic Communications 5 11 7 3 7 33
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 6 5 8 5 8 32
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 3 8 5 8 8 32
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 7 8 2 3 12 32
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 5 7 6 3 11 32
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 2 6 8 5 7 28
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 4 3 2 5 14 28
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 4 10 5 4 4 27
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 6 9 5 3 3 26
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 7 6 2 7 25
029 Metal Working 2 4 7 8 2 23
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 5 3 5 3 7 23
385 Optical Waveguides 5 6 4 4 3 22
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 3 6 2 7 4 22
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 10 5 1 3 2 21
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 4 6 4 3 4 21
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 5 4 4 8 21
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 5 2 4 8 21
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 7 6 2 2 3 20
396 Photography 8 7 2 0 3 20
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 4 4 1 3 6 18
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 3 4 3 4 3 17
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 5 4 2 5 17
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 6 4 4 1 16
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 2 3 3 4 4 16
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 2 1 7 4 16
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 6 3 0 3 4 16
118 Coating Apparatus 6 3 2 1 3 15
330 Amplifiers 2 1 3 3 6 15
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 4 4 2 3 2 15
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 4 1 3 6 1 15
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 3 1 3 2 5 14
439 Electrical Connectors 5 4 0 3 2 14
482 Exercise Devices 2 3 4 3 2 14
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 4 2 1 2 5 14
144 Woodworking 5 4 2 1 1 13
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 0 5 3 3 12
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 1 3 6 12
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 4 2 1 4 1 12
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 2 1 1 4 3 11
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 5 2 0 3 11
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 3 3 3 11
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 2 4 3 0 2 11
362 Illumination 1 5 2 1 2 11
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 4 0 2 5 11
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 4 1 0 5 10
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 3 3 2 1 10
336 Inductor Devices 0 3 4 1 2 10
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 2 0 1 6 9
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 3 2 2 0 9
414 Material or Article Handling 0 3 0 2 4 9
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 2 3 1 1 9
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 3 1 1 1 9
053 Package Making 3 4 1 0 0 8
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 3 2 2 8
137 Fluid Handling 2 0 0 2 4 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 3 1 4 8
220 Receptacles 1 0 1 0 6 8
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 2 2 1 2 8
398 Optical Communications 5 1 1 1 0 8
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 5 2 8
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 2 1 1 2 2 8
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 1 2 1 2 7
060 Power Plants 0 3 2 1 1 7
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 4 2 7
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 3 1 1 1 7
252 Compositions 1 0 3 1 2 7
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 2 1 1 3 7
037 Excavating 2 1 2 1 0 6
055 Gas Separation 2 0 2 0 2 6
065 Glass Manufacturing 2 0 0 1 3 6
084 Music 2 2 1 1 0 6
180 Motor Vehicles 2 1 1 1 1 6
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 3 0 1 0 2 6
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 1 3 0 1 6
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 2 1 1 2 6
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 3 2 1 0 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 1 1 2 1 6
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 2 1 0 1 5
030 Cutlery 0 0 0 4 1 5
110 Furnaces 0 1 1 2 1 5
114 Ships 1 1 0 2 1 5
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 4 0 1 0 5
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 2 0 1 1 1 5
219 Electric Heating 1 0 0 3 1 5
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 0 2 2 5
292 Closure Fasteners 2 0 0 1 2 5
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 2 3 5
331 Oscillators 0 3 1 1 0 5
451 Abrading 1 2 0 2 0 5
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 1 1 2 5
492 Roll or Roller 2 1 2 0 0 5
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 1 0 2 5
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 2 1 0 1 5
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 2 2 0 5
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 2 2 0 0 5
042 Firearms 2 1 0 1 0 4
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 1 2 0 4
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 3 4
072 Metal Deforming 0 2 0 2 0 4
089 Ordnance 1 1 0 0 2 4
100 Presses 2 1 0 0 1 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 1 2 0 0 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 1 0 0 2 4
188 Brakes 0 2 1 1 0 4
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 1 2 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 2 0 0 2 4
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 2 0 1 4
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 0 1 2 4
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 2 1 1 0 0 4
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 2 2 4
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 2 1 1 0 4
332 Modulators 2 0 1 0 1 4
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 1 1 0 1 4
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 2 0 1 0 1 4
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 1 1 1 0 1 4
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 3 0 4
417 Pumps 0 2 1 0 1 4
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 1 2 4
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 3 1 0 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 2 1 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 2 0 0 1 3
014 Bridges 0 0 0 3 0 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 2 0 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 1 0 1 0 3
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 3 0 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 1 2 0 0 0 3
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 1 0 2 0 3
101 Printing 0 2 0 0 1 3
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 1 0 1 1 3
139 Textiles: Weaving 1 2 0 0 0 3
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 1 1 1 0 3
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 3 0 3
212 Traversing Hoists 2 0 0 1 0 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 2 1 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 2 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 3 0 0 0 3
353 Optics: Image Projectors 1 1 0 1 0 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 0 0 2 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 2 1 0 0 3
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 2 1 3
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 1 2 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 0 0 1 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 1 0 1 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 0 1 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 0 2 2
056 Harvesters 0 0 2 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 1 2
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 1 1 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 2 0 2
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 0 0 1 2
159 Concentrating Evaporators 1 1 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 1 1 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 1 0 0 1 2
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 1 1 2
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 1 0 1 2
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 1 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 1 0 1 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 2 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 1 0 1 2
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 1 0 0 1 0 2
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 2 0 0 0 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 1 1 2
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 1 1 0 0 2
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 1 0 2
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 1 1 2
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 0 1 0 2
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 1 1 0 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 1 2
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 2 0 0 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 2 0 2
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 1 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 0 0 0 0 2
452 Butchering 0 0 1 1 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 2 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 0 1 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 1
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 0 1 0 1
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 0 1 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 1 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 1 0 1
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 1 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 1 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 1 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 1 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 1 0 1
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 1 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 1 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 1 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 0 0 0 1 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 1 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 1 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 1 1
338 Electrical Resistors 0 1 0 0 0 1
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 1
400 Typewriting Machines 1 0 0 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 1 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 1 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 0 1 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 1 0 0 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 0 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 1 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 0 0 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 864 1143 951 1064 1221 5243



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