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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

RHODE ISLAND

( 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
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 21 37 54 53 34 199
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 4 11 8 6 10 39
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 11 10 7 11 39
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 3 7 4 9 10 33
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 5 5 4 9 9 32
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 7 4 7 9 5 32
169 Fire Extinguishers 3 12 1 7 7 30
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 3 6 5 5 7 26
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 3 5 8 9 26
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 1 3 4 4 13 25
340 Communications: Electrical 9 8 2 2 2 23
382 Image Analysis 4 2 7 4 6 23
073 Measuring and Testing 5 4 2 5 6 22
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 2 5 5 5 4 21
114 Ships 8 3 5 4 0 20
362 Illumination 8 3 3 3 2 19
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 5 3 6 4 0 18
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 4 5 4 0 4 17
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 6 3 2 2 4 17
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 2 2 4 5 3 16
137 Fluid Handling 4 4 2 2 3 15
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 3 1 2 5 4 15
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 5 1 3 3 15
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 4 3 3 2 14
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 6 2 3 2 14
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 2 1 3 5 3 14
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 5 2 1 3 3 14
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 1 3 4 2 4 14
439 Electrical Connectors 2 7 3 1 1 14
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 3 2 3 0 5 13
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 3 2 4 2 2 13
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 2 2 3 4 2 13
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 1 2 5 0 12
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 2 4 5 0 12
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 4 4 2 11
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 2 1 4 3 11
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 2 1 3 4 11
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 2 1 4 2 1 10
119 Animal Husbandry 3 2 1 3 1 10
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 2 5 2 0 10
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 2 3 1 0 4 10
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 3 1 2 1 3 10
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 4 3 2 0 10
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 1 1 2 2 10
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 6 1 8
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 2 1 0 3 8
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 1 0 3 2 8
250 Radiant Energy 1 0 0 1 6 8
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 1 2 3 0 8
002 Apparel 0 2 0 2 3 7
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 2 2 0 2 7
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 5 2 7
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 2 2 2 0 1 7
370 Multiplex Communications 1 0 3 2 1 7
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 0 3 0 3 1 7
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 1 2 1 2 7
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 0 2 2 1 7
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 3 0 1 1 1 6
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 0 1 1 4 6
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 3 1 1 0 6
379 Telephonic Communications 0 2 0 2 2 6
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 2 4 0 6
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 0 4 0 1 6
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 3 2 1 6
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 1 3 0 0 6
029 Metal Working 2 1 0 0 2 5
030 Cutlery 1 1 1 1 1 5
042 Firearms 0 0 2 1 2 5
060 Power Plants 0 0 3 1 1 5
084 Music 1 0 1 1 2 5
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 4 5
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 1 2 1 1 5
297 Chairs and Seats 1 0 2 1 1 5
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 2 1 5
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 2 0 3 5
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 1 3 1 5
455 Telecommunications 3 0 0 2 0 5
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 0 3 1 0 5
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 1 1 1 1 5
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 2 2 1 5
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 1 0 1 0 2 4
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 3 1 0 0 4
089 Ordnance 2 0 1 0 1 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 3 0 0 4
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 2 1 4
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 1 2 1 0 4
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 2 0 0 1 4
215 Bottles and Jars 0 1 2 1 0 4
252 Compositions 1 1 2 0 0 4
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 2 0 1 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 0 2 1 1 4
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 2 0 2 0 4
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 0 1 1 2 0 4
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 1 1 1 1 4
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 2 2 0 0 4
372 Coherent Light Generators 2 0 0 1 1 4
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 2 0 0 1 1 4
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 2 0 2 4
434 Education and Demonstration 2 0 1 0 1 4
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 2 1 0 1 0 4
482 Exercise Devices 1 2 1 0 0 4
005 Beds 0 1 0 0 2 3
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 2 1 0 3
083 Cutting 2 0 0 0 1 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 2 3
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 2 0 1 0 3
126 Stoves and Furnaces 0 0 0 1 2 3
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 0 2 1 3
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 1 0 2 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 0 1 3
224 Package and Article Carriers 0 2 0 1 0 3
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 2 0 0 1 3
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 2 3
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 3 3
402 Binder Device Releasably Engaging Aperture or Notch of Sheet 2 0 0 0 1 3
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 1 0 1 3
427 Coating Processes 0 1 0 1 1 3
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 1 0 0 1 1 3
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 0 1 0 1 3
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 0 0 1 1 3
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 2 3
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 1 0 2 0 3
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 2 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 2 0 2
059 Chain, Staple, and Horseshoe Making 0 0 1 0 1 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 1 0 1 0 0 2
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 0 1 0 1 0 2
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 1 0 0 2
087 Textiles: Braiding, Netting, and Lace Making 0 1 0 1 0 2
101 Printing 0 1 1 0 0 2
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 2 2
144 Woodworking 0 0 2 0 0 2
188 Brakes 0 0 0 1 1 2
190 Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage 0 0 2 0 0 2
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 1 2
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 0 1 0 2
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 1 2
232 Deposit and Collection Receptacles 0 0 0 1 1 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 0 1 2
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 1 1 0 2
348 Television 0 0 2 0 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 2 0 2
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 0 0 1 0 2
383 Flexible Bags 1 1 0 0 0 2
385 Optical Waveguides 1 0 0 0 1 2
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 1 0 2
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 0 1 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 1 0 0 2
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 0 1 1 0 0 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 1 0 0 0 2
431 Combustion 1 1 0 0 0 2
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 0 1 1 2
451 Abrading 0 1 1 0 0 2
472 Amusement Devices 1 0 1 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 1 0 2
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 0 2 0 2
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
012 Boot and Shoe Making 1 0 0 0 0 1
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 0 1 0 0 0 1
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 1 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 0 0 1 0 1
081 Tools 0 0 0 0 1 1
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 0 0 1
116 Signals and Indicators 0 1 0 0 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 0 1 0 1
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 1 0 0 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 0 0 0 1 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 0 0 1 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 0 1 0 1
173 Tool Driving or Impacting 0 0 0 0 1 1
181 Acoustics 0 1 0 0 0 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 1 0 1
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 1 0 0 0 0 1
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 1 0 0 1
225 Severing by Tearing or Breaking 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 0 0 1 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 1 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 0 1 0 0 1
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 0 0 0 1 1
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 1 0 0 0 0 1
331 Oscillators 0 0 0 1 0 1
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 0 0 0 1 0 1
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 1
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 0 1 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 1
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 0 0 0 0 1 1
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 0 1 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 0 1
440 Marine Propulsion 0 0 1 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 1 1
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 1
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 0 0 1 1
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 0 0 0 1
726 Information Security 0 0 0 0 1 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 231 276 306 329 321 1463



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