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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

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 198 241 215 154 168 976
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 146 187 160 142 154 789
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 106 97 112 122 117 554
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 27 31 31 34 23 146
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 34 21 24 20 27 126
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 15 14 20 17 18 84
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 10 20 16 19 17 82
250 Radiant Energy 19 31 12 10 8 80
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 10 14 19 25 10 78
348 Television 13 21 20 7 9 70
340 Communications: Electrical 10 18 15 10 10 63
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 11 17 9 6 15 58
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 11 8 6 12 16 53
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 8 8 12 7 12 47
427 Coating Processes 9 5 12 10 10 46
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 11 9 11 7 7 45
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 7 13 10 9 45
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 3 7 12 12 9 43
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 15 7 11 1 3 37
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 7 9 6 6 32
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 8 6 5 8 4 31
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 7 8 6 5 4 30
042 Firearms 1 5 6 8 9 29
382 Image Analysis 7 7 2 5 8 29
029 Metal Working 9 6 5 2 6 28
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 2 4 4 6 11 27
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 2 4 5 7 9 27
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 5 7 5 5 4 26
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 8 2 5 8 25
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 9 8 2 3 24
455 Telecommunications 2 5 7 3 6 23
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 5 5 3 6 4 23
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 4 6 4 6 2 22
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 8 5 2 4 3 22
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 4 2 5 4 6 21
451 Abrading 7 2 5 3 4 21
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 7 2 6 5 20
370 Multiplex Communications 2 4 4 2 8 20
726 Information Security 8 2 4 5 1 20
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 7 2 2 6 19
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 3 1 2 11 19
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 3 5 2 3 6 19
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 2 3 4 2 8 19
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 8 2 3 1 4 18
280 Land Vehicles 2 4 4 1 7 18
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 4 4 4 5 18
118 Coating Apparatus 6 4 1 4 2 17
399 Electrophotography 2 6 2 1 6 17
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 5 6 4 17
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 2 6 8 16
385 Optical Waveguides 5 4 2 4 1 16
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 3 3 5 3 2 16
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 3 3 1 5 15
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 2 6 3 3 15
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 4 1 1 6 15
073 Measuring and Testing 2 4 2 4 2 14
089 Ordnance 1 2 2 2 7 14
224 Package and Article Carriers 2 7 2 2 1 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 2 4 2 4 2 14
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 6 1 2 3 14
362 Illumination 1 4 1 3 5 14
439 Electrical Connectors 3 5 2 3 1 14
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 4 2 2 3 13
148 Metal Treatment 1 1 3 6 1 12
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 3 3 4 2 12
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 4 2 1 1 11
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 3 2 2 2 11
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 3 2 3 2 11
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 1 2 2 4 10
219 Electric Heating 4 1 1 1 3 10
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 5 2 0 2 1 10
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 2 2 4 1 10
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 3 1 2 3 10
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 4 1 0 2 9
220 Receptacles 3 0 1 1 4 9
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 4 1 1 2 9
331 Oscillators 1 1 6 1 0 9
355 Photocopying 2 2 2 2 1 9
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 1 2 1 4 9
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 4 0 4 9
002 Apparel 2 0 1 3 2 8
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 1 3 2 0 8
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 2 1 2 1 8
062 Refrigeration 3 1 0 1 3 8
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 2 1 0 2 3 8
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 3 3 1 1 0 8
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 2 2 3 1 8
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 2 2 1 2 8
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 1 0 3 3 1 8
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 6 2 0 0 8
211 Supports: Racks 1 1 4 0 1 7
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 3 1 1 2 0 7
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 2 1 2 2 7
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 0 0 3 3 7
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 0 0 6 0 7
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 2 2 2 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 1 1 1 1 6
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 1 1 2 1 6
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 3 0 2 6
252 Compositions 1 1 0 1 3 6
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 2 1 2 1 6
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 3 1 0 1 1 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 2 1 2 1 6
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 1 0 2 2 6
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 2 0 3 1 0 6
030 Cutlery 0 1 3 1 0 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 1 3 1 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 3 1 0 1 0 5
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 1 1 2 0 5
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 1 1 2 0 5
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 1 1 1 1 5
330 Amplifiers 1 0 2 0 2 5
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 3 1 5
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 1 0 0 1 5
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 1 1 0 2 5
501 Compositions: Ceramic 1 2 1 0 1 5
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 3 1 1 0 0 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 3 0 1 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 2 2 0 0 4
055 Gas Separation 0 2 1 1 0 4
083 Cutting 1 0 1 1 1 4
114 Ships 2 1 1 0 0 4
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 2 0 0 1 1 4
119 Animal Husbandry 0 2 1 0 1 4
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 2 2 0 4
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 2 0 1 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 2 1 0 4
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 1 1 1 4
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 1 0 2 4
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 1 0 2 4
396 Photography 1 2 1 0 0 4
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 2 1 4
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 1 1 1 0 4
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 2 2 0 4
452 Butchering 0 1 0 2 1 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 1 1 1 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 1 1 1 4
005 Beds 0 0 1 0 2 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 2 1 0 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 2 1 0 0 3
111 Planting 0 1 0 0 2 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 2 0 1 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 1 1 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 1 0 1 3
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 1 2 3
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 0 0 1 1 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 0 1 0 1 3
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 1 1 0 0 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 3 0 0 0 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 2 1 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 1 0 1 0 3
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 1 0 1 0 3
353 Optics: Image Projectors 1 0 1 1 0 3
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 1 1 0 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 1 2 0 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 1 1 3
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 1 1 0 1 3
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 1 0 2 0 3
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 0 1 0 3
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 0 1 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 0 0 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 2 0 0 0 0 2
027 Undertaking 1 1 0 0 0 2
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 1 0 0 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 0 1 0 2
125 Stone Working 1 0 0 0 1 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 0 0 1 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 1 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 0 0 0 0 2
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 0 1 0 1 2
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 0 0 1 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 2 0 2
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 2 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 1 0 0 1 2
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 1 1 0 0 0 2
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 1 1 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 1 0 1 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 1 1 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 1 0 0 2
379 Telephonic Communications 1 1 0 0 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
398 Optical Communications 1 0 1 0 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 1 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 1 0 0 2
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 2 2
433 Dentistry 1 0 0 0 1 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 1 0 0 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 2 2
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 0 1 0 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 2 0 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 2 0 0 2
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 0 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 1 2
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 1 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 1 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 1 0 1
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 1 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 1 0 0 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 1 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 1 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 1 0 0 0 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 1 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 1 0 0 0 1
171 Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects 0 1 0 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 1 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 1 0 0 1
188 Brakes 0 0 0 1 0 1
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 1 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 1 0 0 1
231 Whips and Whip Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 1 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 1 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 1 1
295 Railway Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
332 Modulators 1 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 1 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 1 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 1 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 941 1095 1032 930 992 4990



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