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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

NEW HAMPSHIRE

( 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
370 Multiplex Communications 22 30 36 28 38 154
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 23 21 40 23 22 129
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 23 25 23 30 27 128
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 15 16 16 22 25 94
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 10 12 13 23 36 94
439 Electrical Connectors 12 16 18 10 11 67
455 Telecommunications 4 10 13 26 10 63
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 7 8 14 14 20 63
340 Communications: Electrical 8 12 15 14 10 59
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 8 7 8 13 23 59
219 Electric Heating 7 9 6 15 20 57
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 8 12 19 9 8 56
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 11 7 13 12 13 56
250 Radiant Energy 11 15 10 11 7 54
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 8 13 14 10 4 49
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 10 12 9 9 8 48
606 Surgery (instruments) 5 10 11 8 13 47
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 7 7 9 7 15 45
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 3 5 13 6 17 44
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 3 7 11 12 10 43
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 9 15 7 8 4 43
362 Illumination 5 13 12 6 5 41
042 Firearms 3 7 8 10 12 40
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 7 7 7 9 6 36
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 9 9 8 6 4 36
029 Metal Working 4 6 7 11 5 33
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 9 9 5 7 3 33
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 8 10 5 5 5 33
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 4 8 4 6 11 33
101 Printing 6 6 4 9 7 32
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 8 10 6 4 4 32
270 Sheet-Material Associating 7 5 10 4 5 31
726 Information Security 8 7 2 6 8 31
073 Measuring and Testing 6 8 5 5 5 29
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 6 5 7 6 5 29
382 Image Analysis 3 8 7 4 7 29
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 5 6 8 5 5 29
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 4 3 4 4 12 27
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 7 2 6 8 4 27
060 Power Plants 0 4 6 10 6 26
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 7 8 4 4 3 26
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 7 4 7 4 3 25
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 8 5 4 4 3 24
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 2 8 7 6 24
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 12 4 4 1 23
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 2 3 4 6 8 23
180 Motor Vehicles 1 11 2 4 4 22
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 2 6 2 2 10 22
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 5 6 3 4 22
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 4 4 3 8 3 22
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 4 3 2 8 21
348 Television 2 3 5 0 11 21
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 5 2 2 9 21
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 7 2 6 4 20
379 Telephonic Communications 3 2 2 5 8 20
089 Ordnance 1 2 6 6 4 19
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 3 4 4 4 18
084 Music 4 7 1 5 0 17
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 3 2 2 7 3 17
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 6 3 3 4 17
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 1 2 7 5 17
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 5 4 3 3 16
414 Material or Article Handling 3 1 5 3 4 16
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 4 5 4 3 16
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 2 2 3 5 4 16
206 Special Receptacle or Package 4 3 2 2 4 15
220 Receptacles 3 4 3 1 4 15
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 2 2 6 4 15
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 2 4 3 2 4 15
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 0 6 4 0 5 15
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 2 4 3 3 3 15
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 4 4 1 4 2 15
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 3 1 1 3 6 14
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 1 1 4 8 14
398 Optical Communications 3 5 1 2 3 14
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 1 3 3 3 14
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 3 1 3 2 4 13
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 3 2 2 2 4 13
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 4 4 2 2 13
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 7 2 1 2 13
427 Coating Processes 1 3 3 3 3 13
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 2 1 4 3 3 13
002 Apparel 0 2 3 3 4 12
062 Refrigeration 0 3 2 0 7 12
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 4 1 3 3 12
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 1 3 2 1 4 11
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 3 6 0 1 11
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 4 3 2 1 11
385 Optical Waveguides 4 3 1 0 3 11
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 3 4 1 2 1 11
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 3 3 3 0 1 10
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 2 1 6 10
330 Amplifiers 3 1 2 2 2 10
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 4 1 2 1 2 10
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 3 1 3 0 3 10
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 3 1 4 1 10
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 3 2 4 0 10
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 0 3 2 1 4 10
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 1 0 6 2 9
165 Heat Exchange 1 2 0 4 2 9
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 2 0 4 2 9
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 2 1 2 4 0 9
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 4 2 0 3 9
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 2 2 3 0 2 9
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 1 1 2 5 9
417 Pumps 3 0 0 3 3 9
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 4 2 0 3 9
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 0 1 3 4 9
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 0 2 2 4 9
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 2 4 0 1 8
072 Metal Deforming 3 3 2 0 0 8
083 Cutting 2 1 2 2 1 8
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 2 4 1 8
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 1 1 2 3 8
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 1 1 1 3 2 8
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 4 1 0 1 1 7
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 1 2 2 7
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 1 3 2 0 1 7
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 3 0 3 1 7
280 Land Vehicles 2 2 1 0 2 7
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 0 3 2 1 7
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 3 2 1 1 7
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 3 1 2 6
047 Plant Husbandry 0 3 0 2 1 6
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 1 2 2 6
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 2 1 1 2 0 6
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 2 0 2 1 6
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 2 3 0 1 0 6
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 4 0 1 0 6
336 Inductor Devices 1 1 1 1 2 6
396 Photography 0 3 2 1 0 6
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 2 1 2 0 1 6
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 0 4 1 0 6
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 2 1 1 2 6
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 3 1 0 0 6
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 2 2 1 6
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 0 1 1 2 6
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 3 0 5
005 Beds 0 0 1 1 3 5
081 Tools 1 0 1 1 2 5
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 1 2 1 1 0 5
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 1 2 2 5
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 5 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 3 0 0 2 5
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 3 0 0 1 5
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 2 2 1 5
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 2 1 1 5
055 Gas Separation 1 1 1 0 1 4
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 2 0 2 0 4
114 Ships 2 1 0 0 1 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 3 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 1 1 0 1 1 4
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 2 1 0 4
191 Electricity: Transmission To Vehicles 1 0 1 1 1 4
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 2 1 4
331 Oscillators 1 1 0 1 1 4
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 1 1 1 1 4
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 2 0 1 4
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 1 2 0 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 1 1 1 4
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 1 0 1 4
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 2 3
037 Excavating 1 1 1 0 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 2 0 0 0 3
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 2 1 0 0 0 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 3 0 0 3
118 Coating Apparatus 1 0 1 1 0 3
164 Metal Founding 1 1 1 0 0 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 2 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 1 0 0 1 3
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 2 0 1 3
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 0 2 1 3
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 2 0 1 3
252 Compositions 1 0 0 2 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 1 1 3
380 Cryptography 1 0 0 1 1 3
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 1 0 1 1 3
412 Bookbinding: Process and Apparatus 1 0 0 1 1 3
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 1 1 3
431 Combustion 1 1 1 0 0 3
454 Ventilation 0 1 1 1 0 3
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 2 0 3
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 1 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 1 1 0 2
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 1 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 1 0 0 2
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 1 0 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 1 1 0 2
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 1 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 1 2
181 Acoustics 1 0 0 1 0 2
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 0 0 1 1 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 1 2
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 1 0 1 2
267 Spring Devices 0 2 0 0 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 1 2
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 1 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 1 1 0 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 1 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 2 0 0 2
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 1 0 0 1 2
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 2 2
388 Electricity: Motor Control Systems 1 1 0 0 0 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 1 1 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 1 1 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 1 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 0 0 0 1 2
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 1 2
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 1 1 2
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 1 0 1 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 1 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 0 2 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 1 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 0 1 0 0 2
451 Abrading 0 0 0 0 2 2
492 Roll or Roller 0 0 0 1 1 2
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 1 0 0 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 0 0 0 1 2
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 0 0 1
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 0 1 0 0 1
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 1 0 0 1
028 Textiles: Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 1
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 1 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 1 0 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 1 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 1 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 1 0 0 1
218 High-Voltage Switches with Arc Preventing or Extinguishing Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 1 1
256 Fences 0 0 0 1 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 1 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 1 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 1 0 0 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
355 Photocopying 1 0 0 0 0 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
384 Bearings 0 0 0 0 1 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 1 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 1 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 1 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 0 0 1 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 1 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 0 1 0 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 1 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 0 0 1 1
470 Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 0 0 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 0 0 1 0 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 542 725 725 734 822 3548



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