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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

LOUISIANA

( 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
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 38 35 54 39 45 211
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 10 8 19 24 16 77
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 8 7 10 13 22 60
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 10 9 12 11 16 58
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 6 15 15 6 12 54
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 6 5 3 8 14 36
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 7 4 6 7 10 34
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 11 3 6 4 8 32
340 Communications: Electrical 4 5 7 3 10 29
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 5 8 7 7 2 29
073 Measuring and Testing 7 5 6 5 4 27
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 5 4 7 6 5 27
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 3 4 8 7 23
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 2 6 8 4 22
220 Receptacles 5 3 1 5 6 20
131 Tobacco 2 4 4 6 3 19
119 Animal Husbandry 6 4 5 1 2 18
382 Image Analysis 2 2 2 6 6 18
114 Ships 5 4 2 2 4 17
137 Fluid Handling 0 3 3 5 5 16
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 3 2 4 6 16
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 1 6 2 4 2 15
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 6 1 1 2 4 14
414 Material or Article Handling 3 1 4 2 4 14
029 Metal Working 1 1 3 3 5 13
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 2 3 1 5 13
211 Supports: Racks 1 2 3 5 2 13
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 3 1 4 3 13
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 4 5 3 1 13
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 5 4 1 1 13
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 3 4 1 2 2 12
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 5 3 0 3 1 12
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 3 1 1 6 1 12
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 0 3 2 6 12
062 Refrigeration 2 2 2 4 1 11
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 1 3 4 2 11
250 Radiant Energy 2 0 2 2 5 11
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 2 2 4 1 11
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 3 3 0 3 2 11
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 2 2 2 4 11
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 1 1 3 4 10
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 1 4 1 2 10
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 1 4 4 10
126 Stoves and Furnaces 2 3 3 1 1 10
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 2 2 4 1 10
280 Land Vehicles 3 2 2 2 1 10
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 3 4 2 0 1 10
056 Harvesters 3 1 2 2 1 9
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 4 4 9
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 2 4 3 9
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 2 1 3 2 1 9
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 5 0 3 0 9
439 Electrical Connectors 3 0 3 2 1 9
440 Marine Propulsion 3 3 3 0 0 9
452 Butchering 2 1 1 4 1 9
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 1 4 1 1 9
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 2 1 4 1 9
081 Tools 3 4 0 1 0 8
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 1 3 2 1 8
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 1 0 1 3 8
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 3 1 2 1 1 8
348 Television 1 1 1 3 2 8
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 2 3 1 1 8
455 Telecommunications 1 0 1 4 2 8
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 1 2 2 3 8
002 Apparel 1 0 1 2 3 7
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 2 1 3 7
060 Power Plants 0 2 1 2 2 7
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 3 1 2 1 7
139 Textiles: Weaving 2 3 1 0 1 7
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 3 1 2 1 0 7
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 3 1 1 7
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 2 0 2 3 7
362 Illumination 1 1 0 2 3 7
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 1 3 2 7
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 5 1 0 7
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 1 1 1 3 7
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 0 1 1 3 7
014 Bridges 0 2 1 2 1 6
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 2 2 1 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 3 2 6
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 2 1 0 2 1 6
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 1 5 6
433 Dentistry 1 2 1 0 2 6
482 Exercise Devices 2 2 0 0 2 6
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 1 1 3 0 6
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 0 0 2 2 6
005 Beds 0 1 1 0 3 5
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 2 1 1 5
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 2 1 2 5
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 2 1 0 1 1 5
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 1 0 2 0 2 5
083 Cutting 1 1 1 0 2 5
084 Music 1 1 0 2 1 5
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 1 1 1 0 5
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 1 0 0 2 5
370 Multiplex Communications 2 0 0 1 2 5
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 2 0 0 1 2 5
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 0 2 1 1 5
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 3 0 2 0 5
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 3 2 5
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 2 0 2 0 1 5
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 0 1 1 2 5
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 3 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 2 1 1 4
037 Excavating 1 1 0 2 0 4
042 Firearms 0 2 1 1 0 4
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 1 1 1 1 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 4 0 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 2 1 0 4
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 0 1 2 4
221 Article Dispensing 2 1 0 1 0 4
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 2 2 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 1 1 0 1 4
252 Compositions 0 3 1 0 0 4
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 1 1 0 1 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 0 0 1 1 4
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 0 0 1 2 4
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 2 1 1 4
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 0 1 1 4
427 Coating Processes 1 0 2 0 1 4
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 1 0 1 1 4
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 1 2 0 1 4
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 1 1 1 1 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 1 1 0 3
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 0 1 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 2 0 3
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 2 0 0 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 0 2 3
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 2 0 1 0 3
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 1 0 1 1 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 0 2 0 3
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 1 0 2 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 3 0 0 0 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 2 1 0 3
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 1 0 1 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 2 3
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 1 2 3
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 2 3
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 1 0 1 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 1 0 1 3
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 1 2 3
417 Pumps 0 0 1 2 0 3
432 Heating 1 0 1 1 0 3
434 Education and Demonstration 1 1 0 1 0 3
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 2 1 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 2 0 0 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 3 3
726 Information Security 0 1 2 0 0 3
030 Cutlery 1 0 0 0 1 2
053 Package Making 1 0 0 1 0 2
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 1 1 0 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 0 1 0 2
089 Ordnance 1 0 0 0 1 2
101 Printing 1 1 0 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 2 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 1 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 1 0 2
172 Earth Working 1 0 1 0 0 2
188 Brakes 0 1 1 0 0 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 1 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 1 0 0 1 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 2 0 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 0 0 1 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 1 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 1 0 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 1 0 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 1 2
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 1 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 1 1 0 0 2
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 1 1 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 1 0 0 0 2
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 1 0 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 2 0 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 1 0 0 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 1 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 1 1 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 0 2
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 1 0 0 1
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 1 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 1 0 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 0 0 0 0 1
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 1 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 1 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 0 0 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 0 0 0 1 1
180 Motor Vehicles 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
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 1 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 1 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 0 1 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 1 0 0 1
260 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds 0 1 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 1
283 Printed Matter 1 0 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 1 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 1 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 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
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 1 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 1 1
385 Optical Waveguides 0 0 0 0 1 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 1 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 1 1
406 Conveyors: Fluid Current 0 0 0 0 1 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 1 0 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 1
431 Combustion 0 1 0 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 1 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 1 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 0 1
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 1 1
472 Amusement Devices 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
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 304 308 364 395 434 1805



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