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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

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 35 38 35 54 39 201
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 8 10 8 19 24 69
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 10 9 12 11 46
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 6 15 15 6 46
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 6 8 7 10 13 44
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 8 5 8 7 7 35
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 10 5 4 7 6 32
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 10 6 5 3 8 32
073 Measuring and Testing 6 7 5 6 5 29
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 5 7 4 6 7 29
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 11 3 6 4 27
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 4 1 3 4 8 20
340 Communications: Electrical 1 4 5 7 3 20
119 Animal Husbandry 3 6 4 5 1 19
131 Tobacco 3 2 4 4 6 19
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 2 2 6 8 19
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 2 5 4 1 17
114 Ships 3 5 4 2 2 16
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 3 1 6 2 4 16
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 4 0 4 5 3 16
220 Receptacles 0 5 3 1 5 14
452 Butchering 6 2 1 1 4 14
414 Material or Article Handling 3 3 1 4 2 13
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 2 3 1 1 6 13
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 4 2 1 4 1 12
062 Refrigeration 2 2 2 2 4 12
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 2 3 4 1 2 12
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 3 3 5 12
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 5 3 0 3 12
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 2 1 3 2 4 12
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 2 2 2 4 12
382 Image Analysis 0 2 2 2 6 12
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 2 3 1 4 12
206 Special Receptacle or Package 2 1 1 3 4 11
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 2 3 5 11
280 Land Vehicles 2 3 2 2 2 11
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 1 5 0 3 11
440 Marine Propulsion 2 3 3 3 0 11
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 2 3 4 2 0 11
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 2 3 3 0 3 11
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 2 2 3 1 10
081 Tools 2 3 4 0 1 10
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 6 1 1 2 10
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 2 3 3 1 10
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 6 1 1 1 1 10
029 Metal Working 1 1 1 3 3 9
056 Harvesters 1 3 1 2 2 9
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 2 2 4 9
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 3 0 0 2 4 9
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 2 1 4 1 9
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 3 1 1 1 3 9
095 Gas Separation: Processes 2 0 1 1 4 8
139 Textiles: Weaving 2 2 3 1 0 8
219 Electric Heating 3 0 0 1 4 8
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 3 1 2 1 8
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 3 1 2 1 8
403 Joints and Connections 1 1 0 5 1 8
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 1 2 3 1 8
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 2 1 3 2 8
439 Electrical Connectors 0 3 0 3 2 8
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 2 1 4 8
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 3 1 2 7
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 1 1 3 2 7
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 2 0 1 1 3 7
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 2 0 1 2 2 7
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 1 0 3 2 7
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 3 2 0 2 0 7
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 2 2 2 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 1 1 3 6
037 Excavating 2 1 1 0 2 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 1 1 1 0 6
250 Radiant Energy 0 2 0 2 2 6
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 3 1 0 1 6
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 1 3 1 6
348 Television 0 1 1 1 3 6
455 Telecommunications 0 1 0 1 4 6
482 Exercise Devices 2 2 2 0 0 6
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 1 0 2 1 5
014 Bridges 0 0 2 1 2 5
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 2 2 5
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 2 1 0 1 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 2 1 2 5
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 0 0 2 1 5
221 Article Dispensing 1 2 1 0 1 5
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 1 1 1 5
362 Illumination 1 1 1 0 2 5
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 2 1 0 2 5
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 2 2 0 0 1 5
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 3 0 2 5
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 2 0 1 1 5
002 Apparel 0 1 0 1 2 4
030 Cutlery 3 1 0 0 0 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 2 1 4
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 0 0 2 1 4
042 Firearms 0 0 2 1 1 4
084 Music 0 1 1 0 2 4
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 1 1 1 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 1 3 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 4 0 0 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 2 1 4
252 Compositions 0 0 3 1 0 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 2 0 0 1 4
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 4 0 0 0 0 4
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 2 0 2 4
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 1 0 0 2 1 4
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 0 2 1 4
417 Pumps 1 0 0 1 2 4
427 Coating Processes 1 1 0 2 0 4
433 Dentistry 0 1 2 1 0 4
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 1 0 2 0 4
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 2 0 0 2 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 1 1 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 2 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 0 2 3
053 Package Making 1 1 0 0 1 3
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 1 0 2 0 3
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 1 0 1 1 0 3
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 2 0 1 3
083 Cutting 0 1 1 1 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 0 1 0 2 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 3 0 0 3
172 Earth Working 1 1 0 1 0 3
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 2 1 0 0 3
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 1 1 1 0 3
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 0 1 1 0 3
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 1 0 1 0 3
370 Multiplex Communications 0 2 0 0 1 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 1 0 1 3
432 Heating 0 1 0 1 1 3
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 1 0 1 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 1 0 1 3
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 1 2 0 3
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 1 1 1 3
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 3 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 1 3
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 1 1 3
726 Information Security 0 0 1 2 0 3
005 Beds 0 0 1 1 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 1 0 0 0 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 1 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 2 0 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 0 1 2
101 Printing 0 1 1 0 0 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 1 0 1 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 2 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 1 2
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 0 1 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 0 1 0 2
188 Brakes 0 0 1 1 0 2
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 1 0 1 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 1 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 2 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 2 0 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 0 1 0 0 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 1 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 0 1 2
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 1 1 0 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 1 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 1 1 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 0 1 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 1 1 0 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 0 0 1 0 2
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 1 2
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 2 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 0 2 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 1 0 2
451 Abrading 1 0 0 0 1 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 1 0 0 0 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 1 1
070 Locks 1 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 1 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 1 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 1 0 0 0 0 1
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 1 0 0 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 1 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 1 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 1 1
112 Sewing 1 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 0 1 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 1 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 1 0 0 0 1
159 Concentrating Evaporators 0 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 0 1 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 1 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 1 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 1 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 1 0 1
260 Chemistry of Carbon Compounds 0 0 1 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 1 1
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 0 1
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 0 1 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 1 0 0 0 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 1 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 0 0 1 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 0 0 1 1
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 1
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 1 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 1 0 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 1 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 1 0 0 0 1
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 0 0 1 1
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 257 304 308 364 395 1628



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