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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

NEBRASKA

( 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
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 11 16 12 27 35 101
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 4 13 20 26 23 86
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 21 15 9 15 16 76
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 9 14 7 7 11 48
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 7 6 13 9 39
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 5 6 4 10 12 37
280 Land Vehicles 4 6 8 8 7 33
379 Telephonic Communications 5 1 3 4 13 26
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 4 4 9 8 26
073 Measuring and Testing 5 5 4 1 5 20
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 3 4 2 5 6 20
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 5 7 2 4 2 20
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 7 7 4 19
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 3 1 3 5 6 18
056 Harvesters 9 3 3 1 1 17
119 Animal Husbandry 3 4 4 4 2 17
180 Motor Vehicles 3 3 2 3 5 16
414 Material or Article Handling 0 3 7 5 1 16
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 3 1 3 4 15
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 6 3 2 1 2 14
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 3 3 2 5 1 14
055 Gas Separation 1 4 3 2 3 13
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 4 5 4 13
455 Telecommunications 0 3 0 7 3 13
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 1 3 3 4 12
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 3 2 4 0 12
111 Planting 5 1 2 2 1 11
370 Multiplex Communications 3 1 2 2 3 11
340 Communications: Electrical 3 2 2 1 2 10
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 3 0 1 1 5 10
002 Apparel 1 2 2 2 2 9
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 4 0 1 2 9
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 2 3 0 0 4 9
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 1 1 6 9
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 2 2 2 1 8
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 0 4 2 2 8
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 2 0 2 2 8
250 Radiant Energy 0 2 1 1 4 8
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 0 3 5 8
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 1 3 2 8
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 1 0 3 1 7
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 1 1 1 3 7
137 Fluid Handling 2 0 1 2 2 7
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 4 2 0 0 1 7
338 Electrical Resistors 0 0 1 4 2 7
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 1 0 3 0 3 7
029 Metal Working 0 0 1 1 4 6
172 Earth Working 3 0 1 2 0 6
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 1 1 2 1 6
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 1 0 2 2 6
382 Image Analysis 0 0 1 3 2 6
452 Butchering 1 0 2 2 1 6
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 2 1 1 1 6
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 3 1 0 6
726 Information Security 0 0 2 2 2 6
005 Beds 1 1 1 2 0 5
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 3 1 5
062 Refrigeration 0 1 1 0 3 5
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 3 1 5
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 2 1 2 0 0 5
362 Illumination 0 1 0 2 2 5
380 Cryptography 1 1 2 0 1 5
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 2 2 0 0 5
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 4 0 5
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 2 1 2 5
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 1 2 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 1 1 0 1 4
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 2 1 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 0 2 2 4
385 Optical Waveguides 1 2 0 0 1 4
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 1 0 1 2 4
427 Coating Processes 0 2 0 2 0 4
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 2 0 2 0 4
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 1 0 2 0 4
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 2 4
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 3 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 0 1 1 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 1 1 1 3
053 Package Making 1 0 0 1 1 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 1 2 3
270 Sheet-Material Associating 2 1 0 0 0 3
297 Chairs and Seats 2 0 1 0 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 0 0 2 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 1 0 2 0 3
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 2 3
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 1 0 1 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 1 1 0 3
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 0 1 0 0 3
042 Firearms 0 2 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 1 0 2
084 Music 1 1 0 0 0 2
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 0 1 1 2
116 Signals and Indicators 1 0 0 1 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 1 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 1 0 0 0 2
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 1 0 0 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 2 0 2
184 Lubrication 0 2 0 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 1 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 1 1 0 2
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 1 0 0 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 1 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 1 0 0 0 2
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 1 0 0 0 1 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 2 0 0 0 0 2
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 1 0 1 2
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 2 0 0 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 1 2
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 0 1 1 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 1 1 0 2
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 0 0 1 0 2
431 Combustion 0 0 0 1 1 2
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 1 0 1 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 1 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 1 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 1 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 1 0 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 0 1
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 0 1 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 0 1 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 1 0 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 1 0 0 0 0 1
131 Tobacco 0 1 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 0 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 1 1
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 1 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 1 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 1 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 1 0 1
217 Wooden Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 1 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 1 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 1 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 0 1 0 0 1
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 0 1 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 1 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 1 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 1 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 1 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 1 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 1
439 Electrical Connectors 1 0 0 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 1 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 1 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 1 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 193 214 208 292 307 1214



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