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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

IDAHO

( 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
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 241 215 154 168 159 937
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 187 160 142 154 185 828
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 97 112 122 117 115 563
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 31 31 34 23 24 143
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 21 24 20 27 25 117
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 20 16 19 17 20 92
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 14 19 25 10 22 90
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 14 20 17 18 21 90
250 Radiant Energy 31 12 10 8 8 69
348 Television 21 20 7 9 6 63
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 17 9 6 15 14 61
340 Communications: Electrical 18 15 10 10 5 58
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 8 6 12 16 11 53
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 7 13 10 9 9 48
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 7 12 12 9 8 48
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 8 12 7 12 8 47
427 Coating Processes 5 12 10 10 6 43
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 9 11 7 7 5 39
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 4 4 6 11 13 38
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 5 7 9 11 36
042 Firearms 5 6 8 9 6 34
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 7 9 6 6 5 33
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 7 11 1 3 9 31
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 8 2 5 8 7 30
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 6 5 8 4 6 29
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 7 5 5 4 7 28
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 8 6 5 4 4 27
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 5 4 6 9 26
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 7 2 6 5 5 25
399 Electrophotography 6 2 1 6 10 25
455 Telecommunications 5 7 3 6 4 25
370 Multiplex Communications 4 4 2 8 6 24
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 9 8 2 3 1 23
280 Land Vehicles 4 4 1 7 6 22
382 Image Analysis 7 2 5 8 0 22
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 7 2 2 6 5 22
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 5 6 4 6 22
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 3 1 2 11 5 22
029 Metal Working 6 5 2 6 2 21
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 4 4 4 5 4 21
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 5 3 6 4 3 21
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 6 4 6 2 2 20
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 3 4 2 8 3 20
726 Information Security 2 4 5 1 8 20
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 5 2 3 6 3 19
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 3 5 3 2 6 19
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 2 2 3 7 18
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 6 8 2 18
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 6 1 2 3 6 18
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 5 2 4 3 4 18
118 Coating Apparatus 4 1 4 2 6 17
148 Metal Treatment 1 3 6 1 5 16
362 Illumination 4 1 3 5 3 16
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 6 3 3 2 16
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 4 1 1 6 4 16
073 Measuring and Testing 4 2 4 2 3 15
089 Ordnance 2 2 2 7 2 15
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 3 1 5 3 15
385 Optical Waveguides 4 2 4 1 4 15
451 Abrading 2 5 3 4 1 15
219 Electric Heating 1 1 1 3 8 14
224 Package and Article Carriers 7 2 2 1 2 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 4 2 4 2 2 14
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 2 3 1 5 13
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 3 3 4 2 1 13
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 3 2 3 2 2 12
439 Electrical Connectors 5 2 3 1 1 12
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 2 2 2 5 12
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 3 1 2 3 3 12
355 Photocopying 2 2 2 1 4 11
002 Apparel 0 1 3 2 4 10
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 2 2 4 1 10
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 2 3 1 4 0 10
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 2 2 2 1 10
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 4 1 1 2 2 10
331 Oscillators 1 6 1 0 2 10
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 3 3 1 3 10
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 2 2 4 1 1 10
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 4 1 0 2 2 9
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 2 1 2 2 9
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 2 1 4 1 9
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 6 2 0 0 1 9
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 4 0 4 0 9
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 4 2 1 1 0 8
252 Compositions 1 0 1 3 3 8
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 2 1 2 1 2 8
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 3 2 0 1 7
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 1 2 1 1 7
062 Refrigeration 1 0 1 3 2 7
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 1 2 1 2 7
211 Supports: Racks 1 4 0 1 1 7
220 Receptacles 0 1 1 4 1 7
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 2 0 2 1 2 7
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 2 1 2 2 0 7
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 2 2 2 7
030 Cutlery 1 3 1 0 1 6
060 Power Plants 0 1 3 1 1 6
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 2 3 0 6
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 3 0 2 1 6
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 2 1 0 2 6
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 1 3 1 1 6
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 3 3 0 6
414 Material or Article Handling 0 2 2 0 2 6
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 6 0 0 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 1 2 1 0 6
083 Cutting 0 1 1 1 2 5
165 Heat Exchange 0 2 2 0 1 5
180 Motor Vehicles 1 2 0 1 1 5
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 3 1 1 0 0 5
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 1 1 2 0 1 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 1 1 1 1 5
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 2 1 1 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 3 0 1 0 5
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 1 1 1 0 4
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 2 2 0 0 0 4
055 Gas Separation 2 1 1 0 0 4
119 Animal Husbandry 2 1 0 1 0 4
137 Fluid Handling 0 2 0 1 1 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 1 2 4
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 1 2 0 0 4
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 1 2 0 0 4
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 1 0 0 2 4
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 1 0 2 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 2 1 0 1 4
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 0 1 0 2 4
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 1 1 1 0 4
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 1 2 4
330 Amplifiers 0 2 0 2 0 4
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 2 4
398 Optical Communications 0 1 0 0 3 4
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 1 0 1 4
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 1 0 2 0 4
452 Butchering 1 0 2 1 0 4
501 Compositions: Ceramic 2 1 0 1 0 4
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 2 0 0 2 4
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 2 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 1 1 1 4
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 0 3 1 0 0 4
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 1 0 0 1 3
005 Beds 0 1 0 2 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 1 0 0 0 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 1 0 1 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 2 1 0 0 0 3
111 Planting 1 0 0 2 0 3
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 1 2 3
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 1 0 1 1 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 1 0 1 3
164 Metal Founding 0 0 2 0 1 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 1 0 1 0 3
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 1 2 0 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 1 1 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 2 3
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 2 0 3
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 0 1 0 1 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 2 0 0 3
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 1 1 0 3
380 Cryptography 0 0 0 0 3 3
396 Photography 2 1 0 0 0 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 0 1 1 0 3
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 2 1 3
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 1 1 0 1 0 3
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 1 0 2 0 0 3
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 1 0 0 1 3
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 1 1 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 1 0 0 1 3
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 1 2
053 Package Making 1 0 0 0 1 2
114 Ships 1 1 0 0 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 1 1 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 1 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 1 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 1 2
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 1 0 1 2
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 1 0 0 0 1 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 0 0 0 1 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 1 0 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 2 2
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 2 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 0 1 0 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 1 0 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 1 0 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 1 1 0 0 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 1 0 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 1 0 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 0 0 0 1 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 1 0 1 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 2 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 2 0 0 0 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 1 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 0 0 1 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 1 1
027 Undertaking 1 0 0 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 1 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 1 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 1 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 1 0 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 1 0 1
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 1 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
112 Sewing 0 0 0 0 1 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 0 0 1 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 1 0 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 1 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 0 0 0 1 1
184 Lubrication 0 1 0 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 1 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 1 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 1 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 1 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 1 0 1
295 Railway Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 1 0 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 1 0 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
379 Telephonic Communications 1 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 1 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 0 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
432 Heating 0 1 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 0 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 0 0 0 1 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 1 0 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 1 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1095 1032 930 992 1012 5061



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