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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

MISSISSIPPI

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 3 10 11 16 20 60
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 15 6 14 8 2 45
606 Surgery (instruments) 3 7 8 12 10 40
362 Illumination 8 1 7 5 6 27
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 9 7 0 8 26
297 Chairs and Seats 2 6 2 1 8 19
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 3 2 4 3 7 19
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 4 0 2 2 3 11
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 3 2 4 10
029 Metal Working 1 1 3 2 2 9
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 5 1 1 2 9
055 Gas Separation 2 5 0 1 1 9
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 3 3 1 1 0 8
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 2 1 4 8
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 1 3 2 1 8
005 Beds 1 1 3 1 1 7
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 2 0 1 3 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 1 0 2 1 7
280 Land Vehicles 2 0 2 1 2 7
340 Communications: Electrical 2 1 2 1 1 7
382 Image Analysis 1 2 0 2 2 7
433 Dentistry 2 1 1 2 1 7
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 2 1 1 2 7
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 3 4 7
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 2 2 2 0 7
095 Gas Separation: Processes 2 2 2 0 0 6
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 2 2 1 6
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 1 0 2 1 2 6
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 2 1 3 0 0 6
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 2 1 1 0 6
119 Animal Husbandry 1 1 1 2 0 5
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 1 2 0 0 2 5
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 2 2 0 5
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 1 2 0 2 5
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 2 0 2 1 0 5
439 Electrical Connectors 3 1 0 1 0 5
482 Exercise Devices 3 1 0 1 0 5
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 1 3 5
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 1 3 0 1 5
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 3 0 0 1 5
042 Firearms 0 0 0 2 2 4
073 Measuring and Testing 0 2 1 0 1 4
100 Presses 0 2 0 1 1 4
132 Toilet 1 0 0 1 2 4
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 3 1 4
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 1 1 1 4
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 2 0 2 4
379 Telephonic Communications 1 1 2 0 0 4
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 2 1 1 0 4
452 Butchering 0 1 0 1 2 4
455 Telecommunications 1 0 0 3 0 4
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 3 1 0 0 0 4
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 2 1 1 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 1 0 1 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 0 1 0 0 3
060 Power Plants 1 1 0 1 0 3
083 Cutting 1 0 0 0 2 3
084 Music 2 0 1 0 0 3
114 Ships 1 0 1 1 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 2 3
144 Woodworking 0 1 2 0 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 2 0 3
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 1 2 0 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 0 0 1 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 1 0 1 3
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 2 1 0 3
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 2 0 1 3
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 1 1 1 3
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 1 0 1 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 0 1 1 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 1 1 2
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 1 0 2
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 1 0 0 0 2
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 1 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 1 0 1 2
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 1 1 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 2 0 2
111 Planting 0 1 1 0 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 1 1 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 2 0 2
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 2 0 0 0 2
131 Tobacco 0 1 1 0 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 1 0 0 0 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 2 0 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 2 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 1 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 0 1 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 0 1 1 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 2 0 0 0 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 1 0 0 1 2
211 Supports: Racks 1 1 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 1 2
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 1 0 0 1 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 2 0 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 2 0 0 0 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 0 1 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 2 0 0 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 1 0 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 1 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 0 0 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 0 2
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 1 1 0 0 0 2
330 Amplifiers 1 1 0 0 0 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 1 1 0 2
348 Television 0 0 0 2 0 2
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 0 1 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 1 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 1 0 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 1 0 1 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 1 1 0 2
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 0 1 2
431 Combustion 0 2 0 0 0 2
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 1 1 2
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 0 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 0 1 0 0 0 1
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 0 0 1
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 1 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 0 0 1 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 1 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
053 Package Making 0 0 0 0 1 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 0 0 1 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 0 0 1 1
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 1 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 1 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 1 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 1 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 1 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 0 1
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 1 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 1
252 Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 1 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 1 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 0 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 1 0 1
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 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
380 Cryptography 0 0 1 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 1 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 1
417 Pumps 1 0 0 0 0 1
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 0 1
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 1 1
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 0 0 1 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 0 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 0 0 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 0 1 1
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 0 1 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 0 0 1 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 1 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
726 Information Security 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 125 145 147 140 161 718



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