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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

KENTUCKY

( 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
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 63 44 36 28 28 199
399 Electrophotography 28 38 32 19 37 154
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 14 16 23 26 23 102
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 27 23 15 11 12 88
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 12 14 24 9 4 63
062 Refrigeration 11 7 10 17 17 62
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 9 13 6 11 18 57
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 18 6 15 9 8 56
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 1 9 17 11 39
382 Image Analysis 12 7 5 4 9 37
126 Stoves and Furnaces 6 4 4 4 18 36
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 3 7 5 7 14 36
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 12 5 3 8 7 35
219 Electric Heating 6 1 9 12 7 35
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 6 5 8 6 10 35
029 Metal Working 3 4 6 9 12 34
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 6 4 9 10 5 34
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 4 2 8 5 15 34
340 Communications: Electrical 6 8 2 11 7 34
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 4 2 10 9 8 33
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 3 2 5 6 17 33
362 Illumination 9 4 6 5 8 32
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 3 10 4 8 5 30
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 8 8 3 10 30
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 8 6 4 3 5 26
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 8 2 1 4 9 24
073 Measuring and Testing 9 3 4 4 4 24
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 4 9 2 4 23
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 5 5 1 2 10 23
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 4 5 3 8 3 23
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 4 4 2 6 6 22
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 6 4 3 5 3 21
042 Firearms 1 4 2 5 8 20
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 2 4 3 9 19
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 2 3 4 8 19
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 3 4 3 7 19
005 Beds 5 3 1 4 5 18
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 2 2 10 3 1 18
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 3 4 6 3 18
427 Coating Processes 4 5 5 1 2 17
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 1 4 4 2 5 16
455 Telecommunications 1 3 3 3 6 16
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 5 2 3 4 2 16
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 3 2 2 5 3 15
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 6 4 2 3 15
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 4 4 3 3 1 15
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 6 3 2 2 1 14
053 Package Making 3 1 4 2 4 14
220 Receptacles 1 3 3 4 3 14
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 4 1 7 14
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 4 0 4 4 14
055 Gas Separation 1 5 2 3 2 13
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 6 0 7 13
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 2 3 4 3 1 13
002 Apparel 2 5 1 3 1 12
111 Planting 3 4 2 1 2 12
250 Radiant Energy 4 2 4 2 0 12
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 2 4 5 1 12
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 2 2 5 2 1 12
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 1 4 4 1 12
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 6 2 2 1 1 12
180 Motor Vehicles 6 1 1 0 3 11
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 4 1 1 3 2 11
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 3 3 5 11
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 3 3 4 11
726 Information Security 1 2 2 3 3 11
033 Geometrical Instruments 3 2 3 2 0 10
137 Fluid Handling 1 2 2 2 3 10
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 3 2 2 0 3 10
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 1 2 3 2 10
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 1 4 2 1 10
414 Material or Article Handling 3 1 0 4 2 10
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 0 3 1 3 10
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 2 3 2 2 1 10
211 Supports: Racks 0 2 2 1 4 9
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 4 1 2 2 9
280 Land Vehicles 1 2 3 1 2 9
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 3 0 2 2 2 9
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 2 1 1 4 8
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 2 5 0 1 0 8
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 3 1 2 0 8
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 3 1 1 0 8
348 Television 1 1 1 1 4 8
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 3 0 0 2 3 8
400 Typewriting Machines 4 1 3 0 0 8
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 2 2 1 2 8
482 Exercise Devices 2 4 0 0 2 8
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 3 1 3 8
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 2 3 1 7
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 2 1 1 3 7
081 Tools 1 1 1 1 3 7
089 Ordnance 1 2 2 0 2 7
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 3 1 0 2 7
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 2 1 1 2 1 7
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 2 0 3 1 7
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 2 0 4 0 1 7
379 Telephonic Communications 2 1 0 2 2 7
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 3 4 7
417 Pumps 0 0 0 3 4 7
433 Dentistry 1 1 0 2 3 7
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 3 4 7
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 1 1 3 7
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 3 2 1 6
070 Locks 0 0 3 2 1 6
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 2 2 1 6
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 2 0 1 2 6
252 Compositions 1 1 0 2 2 6
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 1 3 2 0 0 6
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 1 3 1 6
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 3 1 1 6
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 2 1 2 6
454 Ventilation 1 1 0 3 1 6
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 2 1 2 1 6
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 1 0 0 2 3 6
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 1 0 2 5
049 Movable or Removable Closures 1 0 2 1 1 5
060 Power Plants 2 0 0 0 3 5
084 Music 1 0 1 0 3 5
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 2 1 1 0 1 5
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 4 0 0 5
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 3 0 0 0 2 5
215 Bottles and Jars 0 2 1 1 1 5
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 1 1 2 5
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 1 1 1 0 5
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 1 2 0 5
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 1 4 0 5
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 2 0 2 5
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 1 1 2 5
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 0 0 1 3 5
431 Combustion 0 1 1 2 1 5
451 Abrading 0 0 1 2 2 5
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 1 1 2 1 5
030 Cutlery 1 1 2 0 0 4
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 2 0 0 1 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 1 1 1 4
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 2 0 1 4
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 1 1 0 1 4
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 2 0 2 0 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 3 0 0 4
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 1 2 4
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 1 0 1 2 0 4
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 1 0 3 0 4
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 2 1 0 4
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 1 1 1 4
403 Joints and Connections 2 0 2 0 0 4
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 1 0 2 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 3 4
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 3 0 0 1 0 4
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 3 4
492 Roll or Roller 0 1 1 2 0 4
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 2 1 0 4
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 2 1 0 0 1 4
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 2 0 1 0 4
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 2 0 0 1 0 3
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 2 0 0 0 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 2 0 0 3
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 3 0 0 3
104 Railways 1 0 1 1 0 3
114 Ships 1 0 0 2 0 3
116 Signals and Indicators 2 0 0 1 0 3
118 Coating Apparatus 0 2 0 1 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 2 0 3
132 Toilet 0 0 1 1 1 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 2 0 1 3
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 0 0 2 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 0 0 1 1 3
184 Lubrication 1 1 0 0 1 3
188 Brakes 1 1 0 1 0 3
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 2 0 0 1 0 3
246 Railway Switches and Signals 1 1 0 0 1 3
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 1 2 3
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 2 0 3
292 Closure Fasteners 2 0 0 1 0 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 2 1 3
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 1 0 2 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 1 0 0 2 3
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 2 0 0 0 1 3
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 2 1 0 0 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 1 0 0 1 3
353 Optics: Image Projectors 2 1 0 0 0 3
380 Cryptography 1 0 1 0 1 3
396 Photography 1 0 1 0 1 3
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 1 1 1 0 3
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 1 1 0 0 3
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 2 0 3
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 2 0 0 1 0 3
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 1 1 1 0 0 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 1 0 1 0 3
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 2 3
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 0 0 1 0 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 1 2 3
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 0 0 1 1 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 1 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 1 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 2 0 2
101 Printing 0 1 0 1 0 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 1 1 0 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 2 0 0 0 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 0 1 0 2
164 Metal Founding 1 0 1 0 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 1 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 0 1 1 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 2 0 0 2
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 1 2
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 0 0 0 1 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 1 1 0 2
256 Fences 2 0 0 0 0 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 1 0 1 0 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 1 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 2 0 2
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 0 1 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 0 1 0 0 2
439 Electrical Connectors 0 0 0 2 0 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 1 0 2
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 0 2 0 2
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 1 0 0 1 2
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 2 0 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 1 0 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 1 1
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 1 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
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 1 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 1 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 0 1 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 1 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1
142 Wood Turning 0 0 0 0 1 1
144 Woodworking 1 0 0 0 0 1
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 1 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 1 1
181 Acoustics 0 1 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 1 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 1 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 1 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 1 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 1 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 0 0 0 1 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 1 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 0 0 0 0 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
370 Multiplex Communications 0 0 0 0 1 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 0 0 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 1 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 1 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 1 0 0 1
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 1 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 1
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
432 Heating 0 0 1 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 1 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 1 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 1 0 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 536 488 543 553 646 2766



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