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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

OREGON

( 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
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 66 93 90 93 105 447
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 81 109 73 83 79 425
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 119 117 85 50 53 424
370 Multiplex Communications 76 82 89 77 82 406
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 67 68 66 84 77 362
382 Image Analysis 40 63 80 57 54 294
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 31 59 62 65 72 289
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 47 60 61 55 55 278
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 52 38 46 56 37 229
455 Telecommunications 25 51 36 46 47 205
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 42 48 30 32 39 191
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 27 38 25 25 40 155
726 Information Security 16 20 22 33 57 148
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 34 30 30 25 28 147
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 26 18 28 42 28 142
348 Television 24 33 33 30 20 140
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 14 16 32 28 48 138
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 46 36 27 13 15 137
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 12 9 31 40 42 134
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 14 32 29 23 32 130
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 27 18 36 29 19 129
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 23 19 29 26 25 122
340 Communications: Electrical 20 17 27 15 29 108
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 21 26 19 21 21 108
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 31 9 16 27 19 102
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 30 19 11 16 17 93
482 Exercise Devices 21 9 25 20 15 90
250 Radiant Energy 16 13 11 25 23 88
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 21 16 26 19 88
002 Apparel 12 13 12 20 27 84
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 6 11 18 22 26 83
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 15 19 22 12 14 82
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 15 10 13 24 19 81
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 9 12 23 36 80
083 Cutting 12 18 18 10 13 71
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 13 15 13 16 12 69
219 Electric Heating 6 8 16 18 20 68
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 13 18 13 13 11 68
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 7 10 16 17 18 68
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 16 17 10 13 9 65
380 Cryptography 11 11 17 13 12 64
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 6 18 9 10 20 63
029 Metal Working 14 12 9 16 11 62
280 Land Vehicles 9 15 10 13 14 61
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 24 11 8 6 6 55
606 Surgery (instruments) 8 5 6 16 19 54
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 8 9 15 9 12 53
427 Coating Processes 9 12 10 10 11 52
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 8 11 8 12 12 51
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 9 11 12 12 7 51
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 6 11 12 12 9 50
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 12 11 10 7 6 46
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 8 9 9 10 10 46
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 6 16 11 7 5 45
353 Optics: Image Projectors 20 9 7 5 1 42
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 9 7 9 7 10 42
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 4 4 11 9 14 42
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 8 9 6 8 9 40
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 10 11 3 8 6 38
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 3 5 15 14 38
362 Illumination 7 4 5 9 13 38
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 3 6 7 6 15 37
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 5 5 9 14 37
372 Coherent Light Generators 5 15 3 3 10 36
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 5 5 9 10 6 35
439 Electrical Connectors 9 8 10 3 5 35
463 Amusement Devices: Games 2 5 3 11 14 35
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 7 13 5 6 4 35
330 Amplifiers 9 7 7 6 5 34
385 Optical Waveguides 12 10 3 4 5 34
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 4 5 7 6 12 34
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 3 3 7 7 12 32
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 4 11 3 5 9 32
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 8 9 6 5 4 32
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 6 9 7 4 6 32
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 9 7 10 3 3 32
037 Excavating 6 8 7 6 3 30
042 Firearms 3 8 5 7 6 29
206 Special Receptacle or Package 6 3 7 10 3 29
379 Telephonic Communications 2 4 7 9 7 29
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 4 6 2 9 7 28
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 9 6 4 4 28
073 Measuring and Testing 9 1 7 3 7 27
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 4 9 3 6 5 27
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 4 3 5 4 9 25
331 Oscillators 11 5 5 2 2 25
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 3 2 4 10 6 25
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 4 6 5 5 5 25
012 Boot and Shoe Making 3 6 4 6 5 24
030 Cutlery 9 5 2 1 6 23
180 Motor Vehicles 2 4 6 6 5 23
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 7 1 2 6 7 23
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 3 5 5 6 4 23
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 5 6 7 4 1 23
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 3 4 6 2 7 22
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 3 4 6 5 4 22
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 5 4 5 4 4 22
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 3 3 6 6 4 22
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 5 3 4 6 20
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 5 3 2 5 4 19
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 4 4 3 3 5 19
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 7 5 0 2 5 19
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 4 1 2 5 7 19
414 Material or Article Handling 2 7 2 5 3 19
434 Education and Demonstration 3 1 2 5 8 19
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 3 4 3 4 4 18
398 Optical Communications 6 3 2 2 5 18
033 Geometrical Instruments 6 2 4 1 4 17
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 4 4 3 3 3 17
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 3 4 4 4 2 17
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 2 6 0 1 8 17
433 Dentistry 2 3 3 4 5 17
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 4 4 2 4 3 17
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 2 3 4 6 16
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 5 3 2 4 2 16
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 2 3 4 5 2 16
060 Power Plants 0 1 3 4 7 15
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 3 4 3 5 15
144 Woodworking 0 6 4 2 3 15
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 4 4 2 1 4 15
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 2 2 7 4 15
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 5 5 1 2 2 15
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 2 0 4 3 6 15
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 3 2 4 4 2 15
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 1 3 3 4 4 15
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 2 5 4 1 2 14
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 5 3 1 4 14
137 Fluid Handling 3 2 4 1 4 14
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 2 4 6 2 0 14
297 Chairs and Seats 2 5 3 1 3 14
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 6 2 1 4 1 14
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 3 5 3 2 14
053 Package Making 2 2 4 3 2 13
118 Coating Apparatus 2 2 3 4 2 13
119 Animal Husbandry 1 3 3 3 3 13
148 Metal Treatment 2 0 3 6 2 13
273 Amusement Devices: Games 3 4 2 3 1 13
399 Electrophotography 3 3 0 5 2 13
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 1 4 2 1 4 12
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 4 3 1 2 12
047 Plant Husbandry 3 5 2 0 2 12
105 Railway Rolling Stock 3 4 2 2 1 12
220 Receptacles 0 2 3 2 5 12
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 4 1 3 1 3 12
396 Photography 4 3 3 2 0 12
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 0 4 3 3 12
089 Ordnance 0 5 2 2 2 11
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 2 3 1 3 2 11
336 Inductor Devices 3 2 1 2 3 11
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 2 5 1 2 1 11
005 Beds 2 2 2 3 1 10
062 Refrigeration 5 2 3 0 0 10
081 Tools 3 0 2 3 2 10
084 Music 2 3 0 2 3 10
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 0 3 5 2 10
252 Compositions 3 1 3 0 3 10
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 1 3 2 3 10
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 2 5 0 1 2 10
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 2 4 2 1 10
451 Abrading 0 1 1 6 2 10
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 4 1 0 3 9
070 Locks 0 2 1 3 3 9
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 1 2 3 2 9
114 Ships 4 2 1 1 1 9
165 Heat Exchange 3 2 2 1 1 9
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 1 0 1 4 3 9
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 2 1 4 1 1 9
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 2 1 2 2 1 8
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 2 1 1 3 1 8
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 1 2 0 3 2 8
400 Typewriting Machines 0 2 3 2 1 8
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 2 2 0 2 2 8
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 2 3 1 0 1 7
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 2 1 2 1 7
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 2 2 2 1 7
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 3 1 1 1 1 7
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 0 4 0 1 2 7
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 1 1 1 2 6
116 Signals and Indicators 1 4 1 0 0 6
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 3 1 2 6
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 3 2 1 6
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 1 1 1 2 6
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 1 1 3 0 6
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 1 2 2 1 0 6
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 0 2 4 6
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 1 3 1 6
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 1 1 2 2 6
454 Ventilation 2 1 0 0 3 6
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 2 1 0 1 2 6
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 1 2 1 0 5
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 1 0 2 1 5
181 Acoustics 0 1 1 2 1 5
188 Brakes 0 1 2 0 2 5
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 2 0 1 1 1 5
256 Fences 2 0 1 0 2 5
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 1 1 1 1 5
355 Photocopying 0 1 3 0 1 5
417 Pumps 0 2 1 1 1 5
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 1 0 4 5
450 Foundation Garments 1 0 0 2 2 5
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 2 0 2 5
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 1 0 1 1 1 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 1 0 0 2 4
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 2 2 0 4
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 0 1 2 4
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 3 0 1 0 4
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 1 0 1 1 4
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 0 1 2 4
213 Railway Draft Appliances 0 1 0 3 0 4
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 2 0 2 4
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 2 1 1 0 4
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 2 2 4
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 1 2 1 4
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 2 0 1 4
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 1 1 1 4
007 Compound Hand Tools 1 0 1 1 0 3
055 Gas Separation 0 1 2 0 0 3
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 1 1 1 0 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 1 1 3
112 Sewing 0 2 1 0 0 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 1 0 1 0 3
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 2 1 0 0 0 3
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 1 0 1 1 3
202 Distillation: Apparatus 0 1 0 1 1 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 0 0 2 3
283 Printed Matter 0 1 0 2 0 3
292 Closure Fasteners 0 1 0 1 1 3
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 1 2 0 0 0 3
338 Electrical Resistors 0 2 0 0 1 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 0 2 0 0 1 3
383 Flexible Bags 0 1 0 0 2 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 1 0 2 0 3
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 1 1 0 1 3
440 Marine Propulsion 0 1 1 1 0 3
014 Bridges 0 0 0 1 1 2
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 1 0 0 0 1 2
065 Glass Manufacturing 1 0 1 0 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 0 1 2
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 0 2 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
101 Printing 1 1 0 0 0 2
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 1 1 2
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 2 2
131 Tobacco 0 0 0 2 0 2
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 1 1 2
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 2 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 0 2 0 0 2
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 0 1 2
177 Weighing Scales 0 1 0 0 1 2
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 1 1 0 2
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 1 0 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 0 2 2
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 1 1 0 0 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 0 2 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 1 0 1 0 0 2
332 Modulators 0 0 1 1 0 2
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 1 0 0 1 0 2
384 Bearings 0 0 1 1 0 2
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 1 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 1 1 2
431 Combustion 0 1 0 1 0 2
452 Butchering 0 0 0 2 0 2
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 1 1 0 2
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 1 0 0 2
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 0 1 1 0 2
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 0 1 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 0 1 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 1 0 1
056 Harvesters 1 0 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 0 1 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 0 1 0 1
100 Presses 0 0 1 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 1 1
111 Planting 1 0 0 0 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 1 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 1 0 0 0 0 1
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 1 0 0 0 0 1
178 Telegraphy 0 0 0 1 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 0 1 0 0 0 1
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 0 1 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 1 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 1 0 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 0 0 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 1 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 1 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 0 1 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
432 Heating 0 1 0 0 0 1
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 0 0 1 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 0 1 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 1 0 0 0 0 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 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 1 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 1784 2040 1977 2059 2164 10024



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