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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

MONTANA

( 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
463 Amusement Devices: Games 8 9 5 8 7 37
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 8 6 5 6 6 31
224 Package and Article Carriers 3 0 3 9 5 20
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 3 2 4 3 3 15
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 5 2 5 1 2 15
280 Land Vehicles 3 2 3 3 3 14
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 4 4 0 4 1 13
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 1 2 5 2 13
042 Firearms 1 1 2 4 4 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 2 5 2 1 10
340 Communications: Electrical 2 1 2 3 1 9
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 3 3 0 2 9
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 3 3 2 8
047 Plant Husbandry 2 1 3 0 1 7
062 Refrigeration 0 1 1 2 3 7
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 2 0 0 3 2 7
414 Material or Article Handling 1 2 2 2 0 7
073 Measuring and Testing 1 1 3 1 0 6
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 2 2 1 0 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 3 2 6
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 1 2 3 6
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 2 0 2 1 6
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 1 3 0 6
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 3 1 1 1 0 6
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 2 0 2 5
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 1 1 0 2 5
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 2 2 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 3 1 1 0 5
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 2 1 0 1 5
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 1 0 3 5
362 Illumination 1 1 0 2 1 5
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 0 1 3 5
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 2 2 0 1 5
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 1 1 1 1 1 5
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 0 3 5
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 2 2 0 0 0 4
081 Tools 1 0 2 0 1 4
084 Music 0 0 3 0 1 4
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 2 0 2 4
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 2 0 1 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 1 2 0 0 4
250 Radiant Energy 1 1 0 0 2 4
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 0 2 4
372 Coherent Light Generators 3 0 0 0 1 4
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 3 0 1 4
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 1 1 1 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 2 0 0 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 1 0 1 3
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 2 0 1 3
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 3 0 3
114 Ships 0 1 0 2 0 3
119 Animal Husbandry 1 1 0 1 0 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 1 0 1 3
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 1 2 3
219 Electric Heating 0 1 0 2 0 3
220 Receptacles 2 0 1 0 0 3
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 1 1 3
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 1 2 3
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 0 0 1 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 1 1 1 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 0 1 0 1 3
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 2 1 0 3
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 1 0 2 0 3
455 Telecommunications 1 1 0 1 0 3
482 Exercise Devices 2 1 0 0 0 3
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 2 3
002 Apparel 2 0 0 0 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 0 1 2
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 0 1 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 0 1 0 1 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 1 1 0 2
111 Planting 2 0 0 0 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 2
172 Earth Working 1 0 1 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 1 2
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 1 0 2
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 0 0 0 2 2
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 1 0 1 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 0 0 0 1 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 1 0 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 0 1 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 1 2
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 0 0 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
370 Multiplex Communications 1 0 0 1 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 1 0 0 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 0 1 0 2
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 1 0 2
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 0 0 1 1 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 2 0 0 0 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 0 0 1 0 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 1 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 1
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 0 1 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 1 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 1 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 1 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 0 1 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
125 Stone Working 1 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 1 0 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 1 0 0 1
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 1 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 1 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 1 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 1 0 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 1 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 1 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 1 0 0 0 1
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 0 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 1 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 0 0 0 0 1
348 Television 0 0 0 0 1 1
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 1 0 0 0 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 0 1
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 0 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 0 0 0 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 0 1 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 1 0 1
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 1
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
726 Information Security 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 105 96 119 118 115 553



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