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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

NEVADA

( 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
463 Amusement Devices: Games 112 216 227 315 370 1240
273 Amusement Devices: Games 22 21 15 16 30 104
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 10 17 16 26 27 96
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 11 11 17 18 62
340 Communications: Electrical 5 11 8 18 10 52
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 8 5 15 13 43
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 6 5 5 11 13 40
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 9 6 7 10 36
726 Information Security 2 7 8 7 10 34
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 6 7 7 10 32
455 Telecommunications 2 2 5 12 9 30
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 6 4 4 4 7 25
482 Exercise Devices 2 2 11 7 3 25
362 Illumination 3 5 5 4 7 24
382 Image Analysis 4 4 4 5 6 23
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 5 3 1 10 3 22
280 Land Vehicles 2 3 2 6 8 21
348 Television 4 1 1 10 5 21
073 Measuring and Testing 4 2 5 7 2 20
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 6 2 4 8 20
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 4 7 2 3 18
250 Radiant Energy 2 3 4 6 3 18
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 4 4 1 6 3 18
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 2 2 3 7 3 17
606 Surgery (instruments) 3 2 3 2 6 16
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 2 2 3 4 5 16
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 4 2 2 2 6 16
029 Metal Working 0 5 2 1 7 15
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 2 3 3 2 5 15
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 2 3 3 3 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 5 2 2 5 0 14
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 2 0 4 7 14
380 Cryptography 3 3 2 5 1 14
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 1 5 3 2 3 14
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 1 5 3 3 13
002 Apparel 0 3 3 3 3 12
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 2 4 4 2 12
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 3 2 3 1 3 12
219 Electric Heating 0 4 3 4 1 12
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 2 3 0 5 2 12
370 Multiplex Communications 3 2 2 3 2 12
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 1 4 3 3 1 12
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 2 4 1 4 12
084 Music 1 6 0 3 1 11
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 3 2 2 2 11
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 3 1 1 4 11
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 3 2 1 3 2 11
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 3 3 3 2 11
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 1 2 3 4 11
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 2 3 1 3 1 10
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 2 1 5 2 10
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 1 0 0 4 5 10
439 Electrical Connectors 1 1 3 4 1 10
060 Power Plants 2 2 2 1 2 9
211 Supports: Racks 0 2 4 0 3 9
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 3 4 2 9
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 2 4 0 2 9
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 0 5 0 3 9
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 2 2 1 3 8
053 Package Making 0 2 2 4 0 8
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 2 0 2 3 8
119 Animal Husbandry 0 1 3 2 2 8
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 3 2 1 1 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 0 3 1 2 8
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 2 2 3 8
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 2 2 3 8
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 1 3 2 1 8
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 3 2 1 1 0 7
137 Fluid Handling 1 1 1 1 3 7
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 0 0 3 3 7
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 3 2 0 2 7
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 0 1 2 3 7
379 Telephonic Communications 0 2 0 3 2 7
433 Dentistry 0 4 0 2 1 7
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 0 3 1 1 2 7
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 3 1 2 7
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 3 2 0 2 7
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 1 1 0 3 2 7
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 4 1 6
005 Beds 1 0 1 2 2 6
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 1 0 2 3 6
070 Locks 0 2 1 1 2 6
081 Tools 0 2 1 0 3 6
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 2 1 1 0 2 6
148 Metal Treatment 0 1 1 0 4 6
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 1 1 0 2 2 6
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 0 1 2 2 6
297 Chairs and Seats 1 3 2 0 0 6
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 2 1 3 0 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 2 0 2 1 6
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 0 3 2 6
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 3 0 0 1 2 6
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 2 1 3 6
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 1 1 1 1 2 6
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 3 1 6
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 1 0 2 1 5
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 1 2 2 0 5
042 Firearms 0 1 1 2 1 5
062 Refrigeration 1 1 2 1 0 5
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 1 1 1 1 5
194 Check-Actuated Control Mechanisms 0 1 0 2 2 5
220 Receptacles 1 2 0 0 2 5
252 Compositions 0 1 1 1 2 5
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 2 2 1 0 0 5
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 1 2 0 2 0 5
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 2 1 1 5
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 2 1 1 0 1 5
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 2 0 2 5
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 2 2 0 0 5
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 1 2 4
047 Plant Husbandry 0 1 0 1 2 4
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 1 0 2 4
114 Ships 0 1 0 1 2 4
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 1 1 1 1 4
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 1 0 2 4
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 2 1 1 0 0 4
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 2 0 2 0 4
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 2 1 1 4
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 2 0 1 1 0 4
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 2 1 4
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 1 0 1 1 4
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 2 0 0 2 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 1 1 1 1 4
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 1 0 1 2 4
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 1 2 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 2 0 1 0 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 1 0 1 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 1 0 0 2 0 3
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 1 0 1 3
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 1 0 1 3
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 0 2 3
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 2 1 0 0 0 3
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 2 0 3
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 1 0 0 1 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 1 1 0 0 3
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 1 1 1 3
372 Coherent Light Generators 2 0 1 0 0 3
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 1 1 0 0 3
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 1 1 0 3
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 2 1 3
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 0 1 1 3
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 0 2 3
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 1 1 1 0 3
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 0 1 0 1 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 2 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 1 0 1 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 1 0 1 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 1 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 1 1 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 2 0 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 0 2 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 1 2
181 Acoustics 0 0 2 0 0 2
186 Merchandising 0 0 1 0 1 2
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 0 2 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 1 2
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 0 1 0 2
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 1 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 1 0 0 1 2
267 Spring Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 1 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 0 0 0 0 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 2 0 2
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 1 0 1 2
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 1 0 1 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 0 0 0 2
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 1 1 0 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 1 1 2
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 0 0 0 2 2
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 2 2
396 Photography 0 0 1 1 0 2
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 2 0 2
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 1 2
427 Coating Processes 0 0 2 0 0 2
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 0 0 2 0 2
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 1 1 0 0 0 2
516 Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting 1 0 0 0 1 2
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 1 1 0 2
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 2 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 2 0 0 2
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 1 1 0 2
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 1 0 1 0 0 2
037 Excavating 1 0 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 1 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 1 0 0 0 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 0 1 0 0 1
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 0 1 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 1 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 0 0 1 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 0 0 0 0 1 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 1 0 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 1 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 1 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 0 1 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 0 1 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 1 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 1 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 1
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 0 0 0 0 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 1 0 0 0 0 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 1 0 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 1 0 1
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 1 0 0 0 1
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 1 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 1 0 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1
399 Electrophotography 0 0 0 0 1 1
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 0 0 0 0 1 1
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 0 0 1 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 1 0 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 0 0 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 1
431 Combustion 0 0 1 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 0 1 1
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 0 0 1 1
451 Abrading 0 0 1 0 0 1
452 Butchering 0 0 0 1 0 1
453 Coin Handling 0 0 0 1 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 1
492 Roll or Roller 0 1 0 0 0 1
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 0 0 0 0 1 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 0 1 1
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 338 540 553 752 840 3023



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