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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 MEXICO

( 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
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 16 12 10 9 12 59
250 Radiant Energy 15 15 9 6 10 55
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 7 11 9 10 11 48
382 Image Analysis 10 8 6 13 9 46
073 Measuring and Testing 3 7 9 13 13 45
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 2 3 8 20 11 44
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 5 16 6 5 11 43
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 3 8 4 8 19 42
340 Communications: Electrical 6 11 9 8 7 41
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 8 7 9 5 10 39
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 15 3 7 10 36
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 5 5 6 7 9 32
427 Coating Processes 8 5 4 9 6 32
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 3 8 5 9 5 30
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 3 8 8 5 4 28
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 5 8 4 6 4 27
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 6 7 7 4 26
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 4 6 3 9 4 26
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 7 4 6 6 3 26
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 4 7 6 7 26
252 Compositions 4 5 5 5 6 25
372 Coherent Light Generators 4 6 3 5 7 25
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 3 6 3 8 5 25
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 2 5 3 5 9 24
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 3 5 5 6 5 24
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 7 6 3 6 24
385 Optical Waveguides 7 3 7 0 6 23
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 7 5 4 3 3 22
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 4 5 5 6 2 22
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 2 11 3 4 1 21
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 2 3 4 5 7 21
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 2 6 1 5 5 19
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 5 4 3 3 4 19
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 6 3 3 2 4 18
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 2 3 4 5 3 17
370 Multiplex Communications 1 7 5 2 2 17
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 3 3 5 2 16
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 3 4 3 1 5 16
348 Television 0 2 2 8 4 16
455 Telecommunications 2 1 3 6 4 16
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 2 3 1 4 6 16
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 6 3 2 4 16
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 2 4 1 5 15
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 6 3 2 4 15
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 3 1 6 2 3 15
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 4 1 1 3 6 15
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 2 4 3 3 14
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 4 5 3 1 14
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 4 3 3 3 13
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 3 4 2 2 1 12
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 2 1 3 2 3 11
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 1 1 3 4 11
029 Metal Working 0 3 4 2 1 10
060 Power Plants 0 3 3 1 3 10
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 1 4 2 2 10
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 3 2 1 2 2 10
398 Optical Communications 2 3 2 2 1 10
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 1 1 3 4 10
042 Firearms 3 1 2 1 2 9
095 Gas Separation: Processes 2 0 1 2 4 9
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 1 2 2 3 9
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 2 1 1 3 2 9
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 3 3 2 9
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 2 1 2 1 3 9
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 2 3 0 4 0 9
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 3 1 3 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 0 2 2 2 8
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 5 0 1 1 8
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 2 0 1 4 8
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 1 3 1 1 2 8
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 2 5 1 0 0 8
084 Music 1 1 0 2 3 7
137 Fluid Handling 0 2 3 0 2 7
180 Motor Vehicles 1 4 0 1 1 7
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 3 2 2 0 0 7
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 3 2 2 0 7
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 2 2 1 2 7
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 2 1 2 1 1 7
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 1 1 1 3 7
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 2 2 0 3 7
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 2 3 1 0 7
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 4 1 0 1 1 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 2 1 2 1 7
002 Apparel 1 1 1 1 2 6
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 1 1 2 0 6
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 3 1 2 6
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 2 1 0 1 2 6
119 Animal Husbandry 0 2 0 2 2 6
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 3 1 1 6
224 Package and Article Carriers 2 0 0 2 2 6
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 2 3 0 6
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 2 0 2 2 6
379 Telephonic Communications 1 1 2 1 1 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 2 1 1 1 6
417 Pumps 1 0 1 0 4 6
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 1 4 6
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 0 4 1 0 6
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 3 3 6
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 3 1 2 0 0 6
726 Information Security 2 0 2 0 2 6
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 0 2 1 1 5
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 2 1 2 5
157 Wheelwright Machines 0 2 3 0 0 5
219 Electric Heating 0 3 0 0 2 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 0 2 1 1 5
297 Chairs and Seats 2 1 1 0 1 5
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 2 0 1 2 0 5
362 Illumination 1 3 0 1 0 5
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 1 4 0 5
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 2 0 2 1 0 5
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 3 0 2 0 5
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 1 1 2 5
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 2 1 0 4
089 Ordnance 0 1 2 0 1 4
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 1 1 0 2 4
181 Acoustics 0 2 0 2 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 1 0 0 3 4
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 2 1 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 3 0 4
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 1 2 1 4
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 1 0 2 0 1 4
380 Cryptography 0 2 1 0 1 4
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 1 1 1 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 1 0 1 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 2 0 0 1 1 4
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 0 1 0 0 4
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 0 2 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 2 0 0 1 0 3
056 Harvesters 1 1 1 0 0 3
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 2 1 3
065 Glass Manufacturing 1 0 0 2 0 3
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 2 0 1 0 0 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 1 0 1 3
132 Toilet 1 0 1 0 1 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 1 0 1 0 3
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 1 0 1 1 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 1 2 0 0 3
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 2 1 0 3
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 1 0 0 3
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 2 0 1 0 3
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 2 1 0 0 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 2 1 3
431 Combustion 0 1 1 0 1 3
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 0 2 1 3
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 1 1 1 0 3
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 1 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 1 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 0 1 2
053 Package Making 1 0 1 0 0 2
055 Gas Separation 0 1 1 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 2 2
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 1 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 1 1 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 2
148 Metal Treatment 1 1 0 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 2 0 0 0 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 1 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 1 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 2 0 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 0 0 1 2
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 1 0 0 2
215 Bottles and Jars 1 0 0 1 0 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 1 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 0 0 1 0 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 1 0 0 2
283 Printed Matter 0 0 2 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 2 0 2
331 Oscillators 0 1 1 0 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 0 2 0 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
384 Bearings 0 1 1 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 1 1 0 0 2
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 1 0 2
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 1 1 0 2
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 0 1 0 1 0 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 2 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 1
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 1 0 0 0 1
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 1 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1
027 Undertaking 0 0 1 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 0 1 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 1 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 0 1 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 1 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 1 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 1 0 0 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 1 0 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 1 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 1 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 1 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 0 0 0 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
330 Amplifiers 0 1 0 0 0 1
332 Modulators 0 0 0 1 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 0 1 0 1
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 0 1 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 1 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 0 1 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 1 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 0 1 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 0 0 1
451 Abrading 0 0 0 1 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 0 1 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 0 1 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 1 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 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
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 303 434 389 417 443 1986



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