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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

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 16 12 27 35 46 136
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 13 20 26 23 18 100
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 15 9 15 16 7 62
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 7 6 13 9 15 50
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 6 4 10 12 15 47
379 Telephonic Communications 1 3 4 13 25 46
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 14 7 7 11 7 46
280 Land Vehicles 6 8 8 7 7 36
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 4 4 9 8 8 33
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 7 7 4 6 24
073 Measuring and Testing 5 4 1 5 5 20
119 Animal Husbandry 4 4 4 2 6 20
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 3 3 4 9 20
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 4 5 4 7 20
455 Telecommunications 3 0 7 3 7 20
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 1 3 4 8 19
414 Material or Article Handling 3 7 5 1 2 18
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 2 5 6 1 18
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 7 2 4 2 3 18
180 Motor Vehicles 3 2 3 5 4 17
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 3 5 6 2 17
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 1 3 2 8 16
055 Gas Separation 4 3 2 3 1 13
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 2 1 2 5 13
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 3 2 5 1 2 13
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 0 2 2 7 13
056 Harvesters 3 3 1 1 3 11
338 Electrical Resistors 0 1 4 2 4 11
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 4 2 2 2 10
250 Radiant Energy 2 1 1 4 2 10
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 2 4 0 1 10
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 2 1 2 5 10
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 1 5 3 10
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 1 1 6 2 10
726 Information Security 0 2 2 2 4 10
002 Apparel 2 2 2 2 1 9
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 3 1 5 9
219 Electric Heating 0 1 2 1 5 9
370 Multiplex Communications 1 2 2 3 1 9
452 Butchering 0 2 2 1 4 9
220 Receptacles 0 1 3 1 3 8
340 Communications: Electrical 2 2 1 2 1 8
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 3 0 0 4 1 8
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 0 3 5 0 8
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 0 4 0 3 8
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 3 0 3 2 8
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 2 2 2 1 0 7
111 Planting 1 2 2 1 1 7
137 Fluid Handling 0 1 2 2 2 7
273 Amusement Devices: Games 4 0 1 2 0 7
382 Image Analysis 0 1 3 2 1 7
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 4 0 6
062 Refrigeration 1 1 0 3 1 6
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 1 1 3 0 6
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 1 4 6
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 3 2 6
005 Beds 1 1 2 0 1 5
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 3 1 0 5
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 1 2 1 0 5
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 0 2 2 0 5
362 Illumination 1 0 2 2 0 5
385 Optical Waveguides 2 0 0 1 2 5
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 2 1 1 1 0 5
482 Exercise Devices 1 3 1 0 0 5
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 2 0 0 1 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 1 1 0 2 5
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 0 2 0 2 5
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 0 1 1 1 4
042 Firearms 2 0 0 0 2 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 1 2 0 4
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 0 3 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 2 1 4
172 Earth Working 0 1 2 0 1 4
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 2 0 2 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 1 0 0 2 4
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 0 0 1 1 4
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 0 2 2 0 4
380 Cryptography 1 2 0 1 0 4
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 1 2 0 4
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 0 1 2 1 4
427 Coating Processes 2 0 2 0 0 4
463 Amusement Devices: Games 2 0 2 0 0 4
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 1 0 2 0 4
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 3 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 1 1 0 3
053 Package Making 0 0 1 1 1 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 1 1 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 1 1 0 1 0 3
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 0 1 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 0 0 0 2 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 2 0 3
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 2 0 0 0 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 0 2 0 0 3
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 2 3
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 1 0 0 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 1 1 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 1 0 2
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 1 0 0 1 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 0 0 1 2
184 Lubrication 2 0 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 0 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 1 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 0 0 0 2 2
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 0 1 0 1 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 1 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 1 2
348 Television 0 0 0 0 2 2
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 1 0 1 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 1 0 0 0 1 2
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 2 0 0 0 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 1 0 2
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 1 2
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 1 0 0 2
431 Combustion 0 0 1 1 0 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 2 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 1 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 1 0 1 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 1 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 1 2
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 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.) 0 0 0 0 1 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 0 0 0 1
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 1 0 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 1 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
060 Power Plants 0 0 0 0 1 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 0 0 0 1
084 Music 1 0 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 0 1 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 0 1 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 0 1 1
131 Tobacco 1 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 1 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 1 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 0 1 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 1 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 0 0 1 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 1 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 1
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 0 0 0 1 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 0 0 0 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 1 0 0 1
217 Wooden Receptacles 1 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 1
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 0 1 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 1 0 0 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 1 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 0 1 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 1 0 0 0 1
256 Fences 0 1 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 1
270 Sheet-Material Associating 1 0 0 0 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 0 0 0 1 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 1 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 0 1 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 1 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 0 1 1
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 0 1 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 0 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
384 Bearings 0 1 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 1 0 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 1 0 1
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 0 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 1 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 0 0 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 1 0 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 1 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 1 0 0 0 1
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 1 0 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 214 208 292 307 364 1385



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