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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

KANSAS

( 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 35 49 103 214 196 597
370 Multiplex Communications 37 51 77 118 114 397
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 5 45 40 52 56 198
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 23 30 33 47 43 176
379 Telephonic Communications 11 25 27 26 29 118
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 13 20 14 30 32 109
606 Surgery (instruments) 7 9 14 24 30 84
056 Harvesters 3 10 20 16 13 62
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 5 11 11 21 12 60
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 10 11 9 12 15 57
726 Information Security 4 5 8 19 21 57
340 Communications: Electrical 5 9 9 14 14 51
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 8 4 7 9 18 46
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 8 3 10 8 14 43
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 15 16 5 3 0 39
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 6 8 7 14 36
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 4 8 11 9 33
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 3 1 5 9 13 31
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 8 10 5 4 2 29
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 2 2 4 8 13 29
280 Land Vehicles 4 4 4 7 8 27
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 4 10 2 3 8 27
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 5 5 4 7 25
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 6 2 9 5 24
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 7 1 5 7 24
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 6 6 6 3 23
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 4 2 6 7 22
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 5 3 7 5 22
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 2 2 9 5 22
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 4 2 2 3 11 22
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 2 0 7 12 21
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 4 3 3 9 21
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 7 3 4 2 20
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 4 2 4 9 19
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 6 6 5 1 1 19
348 Television 2 1 3 4 9 19
382 Image Analysis 3 2 2 2 10 19
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 4 7 3 4 19
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 3 7 4 4 19
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 2 2 5 7 3 19
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 2 5 5 4 3 19
073 Measuring and Testing 5 4 4 5 0 18
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 3 4 5 3 3 18
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 3 7 4 2 17
111 Planting 0 2 5 4 5 16
119 Animal Husbandry 1 3 5 2 5 16
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 3 3 5 3 2 16
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 7 1 4 2 16
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 5 3 3 3 16
060 Power Plants 3 2 3 4 3 15
250 Radiant Energy 1 5 3 2 4 15
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 4 5 4 1 15
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 1 1 7 4 15
055 Gas Separation 1 1 4 5 3 14
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 3 5 2 3 1 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 3 2 3 3 14
362 Illumination 5 1 2 4 2 14
439 Electrical Connectors 2 3 2 1 6 14
414 Material or Article Handling 2 2 2 4 3 13
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 3 4 3 2 1 13
180 Motor Vehicles 3 2 2 3 2 12
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 3 3 3 1 2 12
005 Beds 4 1 3 2 1 11
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 2 1 2 6 0 11
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 2 2 2 4 11
297 Chairs and Seats 5 3 2 1 0 11
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 3 3 4 1 11
029 Metal Working 3 1 3 1 2 10
062 Refrigeration 1 3 3 2 1 10
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 4 3 2 1 10
084 Music 1 3 2 2 2 10
172 Earth Working 1 0 3 4 2 10
219 Electric Heating 1 0 4 4 1 10
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 2 1 1 3 3 10
452 Butchering 1 2 3 2 2 10
482 Exercise Devices 4 3 2 0 1 10
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 2 2 1 5 10
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 1 4 0 2 9
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 2 1 4 2 9
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 4 2 1 1 9
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 2 2 2 2 9
380 Cryptography 0 1 3 3 2 9
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 2 5 1 0 8
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 0 2 2 3 8
220 Receptacles 1 3 2 1 1 8
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 3 2 3 8
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 2 3 1 1 1 8
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 0 1 4 2 8
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 4 3 8
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 2 1 3 2 8
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 1 4 1 7
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 1 3 2 7
072 Metal Deforming 3 0 1 0 3 7
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 1 0 3 2 7
137 Fluid Handling 2 1 2 1 1 7
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 0 2 4 7
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 1 1 2 3 7
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 2 0 2 2 7
427 Coating Processes 2 0 1 3 1 7
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 3 3 1 0 0 7
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 2 1 1 0 6
037 Excavating 0 1 3 1 1 6
042 Firearms 1 2 1 0 2 6
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 1 2 1 1 6
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 4 0 0 2 6
181 Acoustics 2 3 0 1 0 6
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 3 0 0 1 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 2 2 1 6
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 1 3 0 1 6
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 3 1 1 6
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 5 0 0 1 0 6
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 0 1 2 2 6
398 Optical Communications 3 0 0 1 2 6
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 2 1 2 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 1 4 6
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 1 1 1 2 6
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 1 3 1 6
451 Abrading 0 1 1 1 3 6
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 3 0 0 2 1 6
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 2 0 3 0 6
030 Cutlery 0 0 2 2 1 5
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 2 1 1 1 5
047 Plant Husbandry 1 1 1 2 0 5
053 Package Making 0 0 1 1 3 5
114 Ships 1 0 0 3 1 5
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 0 0 2 2 5
211 Supports: Racks 0 2 2 0 1 5
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 2 1 1 5
432 Heating 1 0 2 2 0 5
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 3 2 5
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 1 1 0 1 4
083 Cutting 1 1 1 1 0 4
118 Coating Apparatus 2 0 0 0 2 4
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 1 1 1 4
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 2 0 1 1 4
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 3 4
221 Article Dispensing 0 2 1 0 1 4
252 Compositions 0 1 1 0 2 4
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 1 2 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 3 0 0 0 1 4
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 0 1 1 1 4
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 2 1 4
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 2 1 4
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 1 2 0 1 4
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 1 2 4
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 1 1 1 4
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 2 0 1 1 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 1 1 1 4
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 0 0 3
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 1 0 1 0 1 3
070 Locks 0 0 2 1 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 1 1 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 1 0 1 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 1 0 1 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 2 3
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 1 0 0 1 3
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 1 0 1 0 3
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 1 0 1 0 1 3
270 Sheet-Material Associating 1 0 1 1 0 3
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 3 0 0 0 0 3
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 1 0 1 1 3
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 2 0 0 3
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 1 1 1 0 0 3
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 3 0 0 0 0 3
385 Optical Waveguides 1 1 1 0 0 3
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 3 3
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 1 1 3
417 Pumps 2 0 0 0 1 3
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 2 1 3
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 1 1 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 1 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 1 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 2 0 0 0 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 1 1 0 2
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 1 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 0 1 0 2
116 Signals and Indicators 0 1 0 0 1 2
125 Stone Working 1 1 0 0 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 1 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 0 0 0 1 2
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 1 1 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 0 1 0 2
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 1 1 0 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 2 0 0 0 2
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 1 0 0 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 1 0 1 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 1 0 0 1 0 2
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 1 1 0 2
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 1 0 1 2
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 0 0 1 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 1 2
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 1 0 1 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 1 1 0 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 1 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 1 1 0 0 2
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 0 1 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 1 0 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 1 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 1 2
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 2 0 0 2
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 1 0 1 2
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 1 0 0 0 1 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 2 0 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 1 0 1 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 1 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 1 0 0 0 0 1
069 Leather Manufactures 0 0 0 1 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 1 1
100 Presses 1 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 0 0 1 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 0 1 1
104 Railways 1 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 1 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 1 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 1 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 1 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 1 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 0 0 1 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 1 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 1 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 1 0 0 0 1
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 1 0 0 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 1 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 1 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 1 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 0 1 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 0 0 1 1
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 0 1 1
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 1 0 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 1 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
470 Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 435 615 707 1004 1018 3779



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