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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

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 93 90 93 105 111 492
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 109 73 83 79 92 436
370 Multiplex Communications 82 89 77 82 97 427
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 68 66 84 77 102 397
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 117 85 50 53 51 356
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 59 62 65 72 93 351
382 Image Analysis 63 80 57 54 59 313
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 60 61 55 55 53 284
455 Telecommunications 51 36 46 47 70 250
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 38 46 56 37 44 221
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 48 30 32 39 43 192
726 Information Security 20 22 33 57 55 187
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 16 32 28 48 52 176
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 38 25 25 40 31 159
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 9 31 40 42 33 155
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 18 28 42 28 33 149
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 30 30 25 28 32 145
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 32 29 23 32 28 144
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 19 29 26 25 43 142
348 Television 33 33 30 20 25 141
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 9 12 23 36 44 124
250 Radiant Energy 13 11 25 23 47 119
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 26 19 21 21 30 117
340 Communications: Electrical 17 27 15 29 28 116
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 18 36 29 19 13 115
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 36 27 13 15 23 114
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 11 18 22 26 27 104
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 21 16 26 19 19 101
002 Apparel 13 12 20 27 18 90
482 Exercise Devices 9 25 20 15 20 89
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 10 13 24 19 22 88
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 9 16 27 19 17 88
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 19 22 12 14 19 86
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 19 11 16 17 17 80
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 18 9 10 20 23 80
219 Electric Heating 8 16 18 20 17 79
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 10 16 17 18 12 73
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 18 13 13 11 15 70
083 Cutting 18 18 10 13 10 69
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 15 13 16 12 11 67
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 9 15 9 12 20 65
280 Land Vehicles 15 10 13 14 12 64
380 Cryptography 11 17 13 12 11 64
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 11 12 12 9 20 64
029 Metal Working 12 9 16 11 15 63
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 17 10 13 9 14 63
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 4 11 9 14 22 60
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 7 9 7 10 26 59
606 Surgery (instruments) 5 6 16 19 12 58
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 11 8 12 12 14 57
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 9 9 10 10 17 55
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 11 10 7 6 17 51
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 11 12 12 7 9 51
427 Coating Processes 12 10 10 11 7 50
224 Package and Article Carriers 3 5 15 14 10 47
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 6 7 6 15 10 44
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 9 6 8 9 12 44
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 16 11 7 5 4 43
463 Amusement Devices: Games 5 3 11 14 10 43
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 11 3 8 6 13 41
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 5 9 10 6 11 41
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 5 5 9 14 6 39
362 Illumination 4 5 9 13 7 38
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 11 3 5 9 9 37
042 Firearms 8 5 7 6 10 36
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 13 5 6 4 7 35
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 7 10 3 11 34
372 Coherent Light Generators 15 3 3 10 3 34
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 11 8 6 6 3 34
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 5 7 6 12 4 34
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 9 7 4 6 7 33
379 Telephonic Communications 4 7 9 7 6 33
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 3 7 7 12 3 32
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 9 6 5 4 8 32
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 6 2 9 7 7 31
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 2 4 10 6 8 30
180 Motor Vehicles 4 6 6 5 8 29
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 7 10 3 3 6 29
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 9 6 4 4 6 29
037 Excavating 8 7 6 3 4 28
073 Measuring and Testing 1 7 3 7 10 28
385 Optical Waveguides 10 3 4 5 6 28
439 Electrical Connectors 8 10 3 5 2 28
330 Amplifiers 7 7 6 5 2 27
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 9 3 6 5 4 27
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 4 6 2 7 6 25
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 2 5 7 10 25
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 6 5 5 5 4 25
012 Boot and Shoe Making 6 4 6 5 3 24
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 3 5 4 9 3 24
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 2 6 7 8 24
353 Optics: Image Projectors 9 7 5 1 2 24
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 3 2 5 4 9 23
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 4 5 4 4 6 23
434 Education and Demonstration 1 2 5 8 7 23
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 3 6 6 4 4 23
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 4 6 5 4 3 22
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 5 5 6 4 2 22
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 5 3 4 6 4 22
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 2 3 4 6 6 21
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 6 0 1 8 6 21
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 6 7 4 1 3 21
060 Power Plants 1 3 4 7 5 20
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 2 2 7 4 4 19
414 Material or Article Handling 7 2 5 3 2 19
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 4 2 4 3 6 19
030 Cutlery 5 2 1 6 4 18
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 5 3 1 4 5 18
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 4 3 3 3 5 18
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 5 0 2 5 6 18
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 4 4 4 2 4 18
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 4 3 6 5 18
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 2 4 4 2 6 18
433 Dentistry 3 3 4 5 2 17
451 Abrading 1 1 6 2 7 17
095 Gas Separation: Processes 3 4 3 5 1 16
119 Animal Husbandry 3 3 3 3 4 16
137 Fluid Handling 2 4 1 4 5 16
220 Receptacles 2 3 2 5 4 16
331 Oscillators 5 5 2 2 2 16
398 Optical Communications 3 2 2 5 4 16
118 Coating Apparatus 2 3 4 2 4 15
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 4 3 3 5 0 15
144 Woodworking 6 4 2 3 0 15
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 3 2 4 2 4 15
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 4 6 2 0 3 15
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 4 3 4 4 0 15
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 2 0 3 2 8 15
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 3 3 4 4 1 15
005 Beds 2 2 3 1 6 14
047 Plant Husbandry 5 2 0 2 5 14
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 3 4 5 2 0 14
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 5 1 2 2 4 14
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 4 1 4 2 13
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 5 4 1 2 1 13
053 Package Making 2 4 3 2 2 13
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 3 5 2 3 13
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 1 4 3 5 13
297 Chairs and Seats 5 3 1 3 1 13
376 Induced Nuclear Reactions: Processes, Systems, and Elements 0 0 2 4 7 13
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 3 5 3 2 0 13
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 4 2 1 4 1 12
089 Ordnance 5 2 2 2 1 12
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 1 2 3 2 4 12
148 Metal Treatment 0 3 6 2 1 12
273 Amusement Devices: Games 4 2 3 1 2 12
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 2 1 4 1 4 12
070 Locks 2 1 3 3 2 11
084 Music 3 0 2 3 3 11
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 4 2 1 4 0 11
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 3 1 3 3 11
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 3 1 3 2 2 11
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 3 2 3 2 11
396 Photography 3 3 2 0 3 11
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 4 3 1 2 0 10
081 Tools 0 2 3 2 3 10
105 Railway Rolling Stock 4 2 2 1 1 10
252 Compositions 1 3 0 3 3 10
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 5 0 1 2 2 10
399 Electrophotography 3 0 5 2 0 10
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 4 3 3 0 10
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 2 1 2 1 3 9
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 3 1 2 3 9
336 Inductor Devices 2 1 2 3 1 9
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 1 3 1 3 9
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 5 1 2 1 0 9
400 Typewriting Machines 2 3 2 1 1 9
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 2 4 2 1 0 9
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 1 2 2 3 9
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 3 1 0 1 3 8
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 4 1 0 3 0 8
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 2 2 2 1 1 8
181 Acoustics 1 1 2 1 3 8
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 1 1 2 3 8
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 1 2 2 1 2 8
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 4 0 1 2 1 8
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 2 0 2 2 2 8
114 Ships 2 1 1 1 2 7
165 Heat Exchange 2 2 1 1 1 7
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 3 2 1 1 7
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 1 3 0 2 7
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 1 3 1 1 7
417 Pumps 2 1 1 1 2 7
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 4 2 7
450 Foundation Garments 0 0 2 2 3 7
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 4 1 1 0 7
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 1 2 1 0 2 6
062 Refrigeration 2 3 0 0 1 6
066 Textiles: Knitting 0 0 1 2 3 6
188 Brakes 1 2 0 2 1 6
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 2 1 2 6
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 0 2 0 3 6
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 1 1 2 0 5
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 2 1 1 5
116 Signals and Indicators 4 1 0 0 0 5
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 1 1 2 5
213 Railway Draft Appliances 1 0 3 0 1 5
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 2 1 1 0 1 5
267 Spring Devices 0 0 2 2 1 5
292 Closure Fasteners 1 0 1 1 2 5
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 2 1 0 0 5
355 Photocopying 1 3 0 1 0 5
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 1 1 1 1 1 5
454 Ventilation 1 0 0 3 1 5
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 2 0 2 0 5
014 Bridges 0 0 1 1 2 4
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 1 0 0 2 1 4
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 2 2 0 0 4
055 Gas Separation 1 2 0 0 1 4
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 3 0 1 0 0 4
101 Printing 1 0 0 0 3 4
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 1 1 1 1 4
112 Sewing 2 1 0 0 1 4
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 1 0 2 4
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 1 2 0 4
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 1 0 2 4
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 2 2 4
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 2 0 2 0 4
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 1 1 1 0 4
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 2 0 0 1 1 4
383 Flexible Bags 1 0 0 2 1 4
440 Marine Propulsion 1 1 1 0 1 4
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 1 1 1 0 4
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 1 2 0 4
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 1 1 0 1 3
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 1 1 0 3
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 0 1 2 3
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 2 1 3
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 1 1 1 0 0 3
110 Furnaces 0 0 1 1 1 3
131 Tobacco 0 0 2 0 1 3
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 1 1 3
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 1 0 1 1 0 3
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 1 0 1 1 3
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 1 2 3
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 3 3
177 Weighing Scales 1 0 0 1 1 3
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 1 1 1 0 3
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 1 1 0 3
246 Railway Switches and Signals 1 1 0 0 1 3
256 Fences 0 1 0 2 0 3
283 Printed Matter 1 0 2 0 0 3
338 Electrical Resistors 2 0 0 1 0 3
403 Joints and Connections 0 1 0 1 1 3
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 2 0 1 0 3
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 1 0 1 0 3
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 1 0 1 3
065 Glass Manufacturing 0 1 0 0 1 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 1 0 0 1 0 2
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 1 0 2
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 2 0 2
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 2 2
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 2 0 0 0 0 2
164 Metal Founding 0 2 0 0 0 2
178 Telegraphy 0 0 1 0 1 2
215 Bottles and Jars 1 1 0 0 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 0 0 2 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 2 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 1 0 0 0 1 2
261 Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus 0 0 0 2 0 2
279 Chucks or Sockets 1 0 0 0 1 2
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 2 0 0 0 0 2
332 Modulators 0 1 1 0 0 2
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 1 0 0 1 2
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 0 1 0 1 2
384 Bearings 0 1 1 0 0 2
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 1 0 2
431 Combustion 1 0 1 0 0 2
445 Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing 1 0 0 0 1 2
452 Butchering 0 0 2 0 0 2
850 Scanning-Probe Techniques or Apparatus; Applications of Scanning-Probe Techniques, e.g., Scanning Probe Microscopy [Spm] 0 1 1 0 0 2
026 Textiles: Cloth Finishing 1 0 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 1 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 1 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 0 1 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 0 0 0 1 0 1
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 0 0 1 0 0 1
100 Presses 0 1 0 0 0 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 1 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 1 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 0 0 0 1
168 Farriery 0 0 0 0 1 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 0 0 0 1 1
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 0 0 1 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 1 0 0 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 1 0 0 0 0 1
226 Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length 0 0 0 0 1 1
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
237 Heating Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 1 0 0 0 0 1
298 Land Vehicles: Dumping 0 1 0 0 0 1
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 1
337 Electricity: Electrothermally or Thermally Actuated Switches 0 0 1 0 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 0 0 0 0 1 1
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 0 1 0 0 1
432 Heating 1 0 0 0 0 1
449 Bee Culture (propagating, raising, caring for bees) 0 0 1 0 0 1
477 Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control 0 1 0 0 0 1
503 Record Receiver Having Plural Interactive Leaves or a Colorless Color Former, Method of Use, or Developer Therefor 1 0 0 0 0 1
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 1 0 0 0 1
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 2040 1977 2059 2164 2391 10631



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