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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

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 11 9 10 11 16 57
250 Radiant Energy 15 9 6 10 16 56
073 Measuring and Testing 7 9 13 13 10 52
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 12 10 9 12 8 51
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 8 4 8 19 10 49
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 3 8 20 11 5 47
382 Image Analysis 8 6 13 9 9 45
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 16 6 5 11 4 42
463 Amusement Devices: Games 15 3 7 10 3 38
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 7 9 5 10 7 38
340 Communications: Electrical 11 9 8 7 2 37
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 4 7 6 7 12 36
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 8 5 9 5 7 34
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 5 3 5 9 10 32
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 8 8 5 4 6 31
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 5 6 7 9 3 30
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 6 7 7 4 5 29
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 8 4 6 4 7 29
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 7 6 3 6 6 28
252 Compositions 5 5 5 6 6 27
372 Coherent Light Generators 6 3 5 7 6 27
427 Coating Processes 5 4 9 6 3 27
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 6 3 9 4 3 25
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 5 5 6 5 3 24
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 6 3 8 5 2 24
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 3 4 5 7 5 24
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 5 5 6 2 6 24
348 Television 2 2 8 4 7 23
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 4 6 6 3 4 23
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 11 3 4 1 4 23
606 Surgery (instruments) 4 3 3 3 10 23
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 3 4 5 3 6 21
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 3 2 4 6 21
370 Multiplex Communications 7 5 2 2 4 20
385 Optical Waveguides 3 7 0 6 4 20
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 6 1 5 5 2 19
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 1 4 6 5 19
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 5 4 3 3 3 18
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 6 3 2 4 2 17
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 3 5 2 3 16
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 4 3 3 4 2 16
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 6 2 3 4 16
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 4 5 3 1 3 16
455 Telecommunications 1 3 6 4 2 16
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 1 3 4 6 15
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 3 3 2 4 2 14
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 4 3 3 2 14
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 4 3 1 5 1 14
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 1 3 6 3 14
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 2 2 0 3 7 14
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 2 4 1 5 1 13
060 Power Plants 3 3 1 3 2 12
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 3 3 2 3 12
084 Music 1 0 2 3 5 11
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 4 2 2 2 11
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 5 0 1 1 4 11
029 Metal Working 3 4 2 1 0 10
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 3 1 3 2 10
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 4 2 2 1 1 10
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 1 3 2 3 1 10
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 1 1 3 4 1 10
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 3 3 4 10
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 2 4 2 9
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 2 2 3 1 9
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 2 2 0 2 9
280 Land Vehicles 1 2 3 0 3 9
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 1 3 2 2 9
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 2 2 1 2 2 9
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 2 0 1 4 2 9
398 Optical Communications 3 2 2 1 1 9
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 2 1 3 2 9
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 3 0 4 0 2 9
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 0 2 5 9
042 Firearms 1 2 1 2 2 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 2 2 2 2 8
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 2 1 2 2 1 8
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 3 1 1 2 1 8
089 Ordnance 1 2 0 1 3 7
119 Animal Husbandry 2 0 2 2 1 7
137 Fluid Handling 2 3 0 2 0 7
180 Motor Vehicles 4 0 1 1 1 7
379 Telephonic Communications 1 2 1 1 2 7
417 Pumps 0 1 0 4 2 7
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 2 3 1 0 1 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 1 2 1 1 7
726 Information Security 0 2 0 2 3 7
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 3 1 2 0 6
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 1 2 2 6
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 1 2 1 6
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 1 3 1 1 0 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 2 1 2 6
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 2 1 1 1 6
362 Illumination 3 0 1 0 2 6
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 2 0 2 2 0 6
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 1 1 3 0 6
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 2 1 0 3 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 1 1 1 1 6
433 Dentistry 0 1 1 4 0 6
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 5 1 0 0 0 6
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 0 1 1 3 6
002 Apparel 1 1 1 2 0 5
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 1 2 0 1 5
062 Refrigeration 0 0 2 1 2 5
157 Wheelwright Machines 2 3 0 0 0 5
219 Electric Heating 3 0 0 2 0 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 2 1 1 1 5
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 2 1 0 2 5
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 1 2 1 1 5
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 1 4 0 0 5
380 Cryptography 2 1 0 1 1 5
403 Joints and Connections 1 1 1 1 1 5
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 4 1 0 0 5
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 3 0 2 0 0 5
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 1 1 2 0 5
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 2 1 1 0 4
118 Coating Apparatus 1 1 0 0 2 4
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 1 1 0 2 0 4
181 Acoustics 2 0 2 0 0 4
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 2 2 0 0 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 3 0 4
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 1 0 1 1 1 4
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 2 2 0 4
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 3 0 0 4
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 0 1 1 4
331 Oscillators 1 1 0 0 2 4
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 0 1 0 1 4
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 2 0 1 1 4
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 2 1 0 0 1 4
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 2 1 1 4
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 1 0 3 4
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 0 0 2 1 1 4
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 1 1 1 0 1 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 0 1 1 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 0 1 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 1 1 3
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 2 1 0 0 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 1 0 1 0 3
132 Toilet 0 1 0 1 1 3
165 Heat Exchange 2 0 0 0 1 3
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 1 1 1 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 0 0 1 1 3
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 0 0 1 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 1 0 2 3
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 1 0 2 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 2 0 0 0 3
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 1 2 3
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 1 0 0 1 3
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 1 2 0 0 3
431 Combustion 1 1 0 1 0 3
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 2 3
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 2 0 0 0 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 1 2
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 0 1 2
055 Gas Separation 1 1 0 0 0 2
056 Harvesters 1 1 0 0 0 2
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 0 2 0 0 2
070 Locks 0 0 0 2 0 2
081 Tools 0 1 0 1 0 2
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 1 1 0 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 1 1 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 1 0 0 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 2 0 0 0 0 2
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 2
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 1 2
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 1 0 0 1 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 1 0 0 0 2
283 Printed Matter 0 2 0 0 0 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 2 0 0 2
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 1 1 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 0 1 2
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 2 0 0 2
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 0 1 0 2
384 Bearings 1 1 0 0 0 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 1 1 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 1 0 0 1 2
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 1 0 1 2
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 1 1 0 0 2
507 Earth Boring, Well Treating, and Oil Field Chemistry 0 0 0 1 1 2
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 1 0 1 0 0 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 2 0 2
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 1 1 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
005 Beds 1 0 0 0 0 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 1 0 0 0 0 1
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 1 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 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 1 0 1
027 Undertaking 0 1 0 0 0 1
030 Cutlery 0 1 0 0 0 1
037 Excavating 0 0 0 1 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 1 0 0 0 0 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 0 0 0 1 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 1 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 1 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
101 Printing 1 0 0 0 0 1
114 Ships 0 0 0 0 1 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 0 1 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 1 0 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 0 0 1 1
164 Metal Founding 0 1 0 0 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 1 0 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 0 0 1 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 1
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 0 0 0 1 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 0 1 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 0 0 1 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 1 1
330 Amplifiers 1 0 0 0 0 1
332 Modulators 0 0 1 0 0 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 1 0 0 1
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 1 0 0 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
373 Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces 0 1 0 0 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 1 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 0 0 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 0 0 1 1
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 1
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 0 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 0 0 1
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 434 389 417 443 423 2106



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