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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 ZEALAND

( 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
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 13 25 20 17 20 95
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 8 8 12 16 10 54
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 6 11 13 14 46
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 4 12 13 9 39
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 3 3 7 12 3 28
340 Communications: Electrical 1 7 7 3 9 27
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 5 4 6 5 23
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 6 6 5 3 3 23
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 6 4 4 3 5 22
455 Telecommunications 0 9 3 2 5 19
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 2 6 7 16
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 5 2 1 5 3 16
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 3 3 4 3 2 15
256 Fences 1 2 2 2 6 13
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 2 0 4 4 13
370 Multiplex Communications 3 1 3 2 4 13
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 5 3 3 0 2 13
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 2 2 3 2 4 13
119 Animal Husbandry 0 2 4 4 2 12
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 3 0 4 2 11
382 Image Analysis 0 1 2 3 5 11
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 4 5 0 1 10
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 1 2 3 0 10
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 1 1 1 3 3 9
137 Fluid Handling 2 1 2 1 3 9
220 Receptacles 3 0 3 3 0 9
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 3 3 2 0 9
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 1 1 2 2 3 9
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 2 5 1 9
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 1 3 1 1 1 7
297 Chairs and Seats 1 1 2 1 2 7
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 2 4 7
417 Pumps 0 0 3 1 3 7
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 5 1 1 7
482 Exercise Devices 4 0 2 0 1 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 2 2 0 2 7
037 Excavating 0 1 1 0 4 6
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 2 2 0 1 1 6
215 Bottles and Jars 1 1 2 1 1 6
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 4 0 0 1 1 6
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 1 4 1 6
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 2 0 1 2 6
362 Illumination 0 0 1 3 2 6
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 4 1 6
504 Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions 1 0 0 3 2 6
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 3 0 2 6
029 Metal Working 0 1 1 2 1 5
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 0 1 2 1 5
053 Package Making 0 1 2 0 2 5
073 Measuring and Testing 2 0 1 0 2 5
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 2 2 1 0 5
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 0 1 2 2 5
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 0 1 0 3 5
250 Radiant Energy 0 1 1 2 1 5
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 0 3 2 5
292 Closure Fasteners 0 1 1 1 2 5
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 2 0 1 1 1 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 1 2 0 1 5
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 3 1 0 1 0 5
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 0 1 1 2 5
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 2 1 4
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 2 1 0 1 0 4
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 1 0 0 1 4
144 Woodworking 1 2 0 1 0 4
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 1 0 3 4
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 1 2 0 0 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 1 2 4
180 Motor Vehicles 1 2 0 1 0 4
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 1 1 1 4
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 1 0 0 1 2 4
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 2 2 4
348 Television 0 0 1 3 0 4
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 1 0 2 0 1 4
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 2 0 0 1 4
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 3 0 1 4
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 0 0 1 2 1 4
427 Coating Processes 1 1 1 1 0 4
440 Marine Propulsion 2 0 1 1 0 4
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 2 1 0 4
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 2 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 2 0 0 1 0 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 2 0 0 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 2 0 0 1 3
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 0 2 0 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 0 1 1 0 3
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 1 0 1 3
114 Ships 0 1 1 1 0 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 1 1 3
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 2 3
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 0 0 2 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 2 1 3
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 1 0 1 0 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 1 0 1 3
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 1 0 0 2 3
331 Oscillators 1 0 2 0 0 3
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 1 0 0 0 3
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 0 0 1 0 3
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 0 0 1 2 3
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 1 0 1 0 3
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 2 0 0 0 1 3
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 1 1 0 0 3
452 Butchering 1 0 2 0 0 3
472 Amusement Devices 0 1 1 0 1 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 2 0 1 0 0 3
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 2 1 0 0 0 3
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 2 1 0 3
726 Information Security 1 0 1 0 1 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 0 0 1 1 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 1 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 1 2
060 Power Plants 1 0 0 1 0 2
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 1 1 0 0 0 2
089 Ordnance 1 1 0 0 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 1 1 2
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 0 1 2
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 2 0 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 0 0 1 2
172 Earth Working 1 0 0 1 0 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 1 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 0 2 2
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 2 0 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 1 2
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 2 2
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 1 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 1 1 0 2
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 1 2
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 0 1 0 1 0 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 1 2
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 0 1 1 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 1 2
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 0 0 0 1 2
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 1 0 0 2
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 0 0 1 0 2
332 Modulators 1 1 0 0 0 2
336 Inductor Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 0 2 0 2
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 0 2 0 2
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 0 0 1 1 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 1 2
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 1 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 1 0 2
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 1 0 1 2
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 0 1 2
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 1 0 0 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 2 0 0 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
002 Apparel 1 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 1 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 1 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 1 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 0 1 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 1 0 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 1 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 1
084 Music 0 0 0 0 1 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
100 Presses 0 0 0 1 0 1
104 Railways 0 1 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 1 0 0 0 0 1
125 Stone Working 0 1 0 0 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 1 0 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 1 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 1 0 1
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 0 0 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 0 0 0 1
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 1 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 1 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 0 0 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 1 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 1 0 0 1
252 Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 1
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
289 Knots and Knot Tying 0 0 0 0 1 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
338 Electrical Resistors 0 0 0 0 1 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 0 0 0 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 0 0 0 0 1
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 0 0 1 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 1 0 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 0 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 1
432 Heating 0 0 0 1 0 1
439 Electrical Connectors 0 1 0 0 0 1
460 Crop Threshing or Separating 0 0 0 0 1 1
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 1 0 1
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 0 0 1 1
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 1 1
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 1 0 0 0 0 1
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 0 1 0 0 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 168 180 223 247 261 1079



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