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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

SINGAPORE

( 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
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 59 117 132 135 129 572
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 42 76 122 146 135 521
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 9 17 17 26 21 90
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 20 20 14 18 5 77
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 2 5 14 27 27 75
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 2 5 8 33 19 67
455 Telecommunications 6 12 12 14 15 59
370 Multiplex Communications 14 12 11 13 8 58
382 Image Analysis 7 11 9 14 16 57
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 11 16 13 6 9 55
439 Electrical Connectors 9 15 15 5 11 55
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 11 7 7 9 20 54
348 Television 2 7 5 18 16 48
330 Amplifiers 13 13 4 4 4 38
250 Radiant Energy 8 1 5 7 13 34
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 6 8 4 9 7 34
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 2 5 6 9 12 34
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 4 8 4 7 10 33
385 Optical Waveguides 4 14 2 7 6 33
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 3 5 5 8 11 32
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 7 4 6 10 4 31
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 5 7 6 5 28
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 5 7 4 5 6 27
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 2 2 2 6 15 27
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 4 6 4 5 7 26
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 4 6 4 8 4 26
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 7 4 5 7 3 26
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 9 5 3 4 3 24
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 1 6 6 4 7 24
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 5 4 4 10 24
726 Information Security 9 3 3 5 4 24
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 2 4 2 7 7 22
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 1 2 6 5 8 22
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 5 6 6 3 2 22
029 Metal Working 6 5 3 2 5 21
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 4 4 3 3 7 21
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 4 3 6 6 2 21
340 Communications: Electrical 3 6 2 5 4 20
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 1 4 2 9 3 19
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 6 4 3 6 19
073 Measuring and Testing 6 1 6 3 2 18
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 6 2 3 5 2 18
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 2 2 4 8 18
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 5 3 4 3 18
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 4 1 8 5 18
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 2 4 4 1 6 17
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 5 3 4 3 1 16
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 1 2 4 3 6 16
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 2 3 6 3 1 15
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 7 4 1 1 14
427 Coating Processes 1 3 2 3 5 14
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 4 2 3 4 13
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 3 4 2 1 3 13
398 Optical Communications 2 2 1 6 2 13
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 4 2 1 4 12
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 0 2 1 5 4 12
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 2 1 4 2 2 11
331 Oscillators 3 3 3 1 1 11
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 5 2 1 1 2 11
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 2 1 1 0 7 11
114 Ships 1 1 3 2 3 10
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 2 0 2 3 3 10
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 2 1 5 1 10
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 3 4 2 10
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 1 4 2 1 2 10
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 3 3 1 2 1 10
084 Music 4 0 1 2 2 9
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 0 1 3 5 9
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 1 0 2 3 3 9
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 4 2 0 2 9
380 Cryptography 3 2 1 2 1 9
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 1 1 5 9
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 1 2 4 1 1 9
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 5 0 1 3 0 9
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 1 2 1 0 5 9
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 0 4 2 2 9
219 Electric Heating 1 2 2 1 2 8
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 0 6 2 8
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 1 0 1 5 8
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 2 0 2 1 2 7
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 1 2 4 0 7
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 1 4 0 1 7
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 2 1 4 7
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 1 2 3 0 7
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 1 0 0 2 3 6
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 2 1 3 6
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 3 0 2 0 6
252 Compositions 0 0 1 2 3 6
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 2 3 1 0 6
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 1 2 1 0 6
362 Illumination 2 1 1 1 1 6
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 1 2 3 6
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 3 0 2 6
606 Surgery (instruments) 2 0 0 4 0 6
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 1 2 2 1 6
053 Package Making 2 0 0 2 1 5
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 2 1 1 1 5
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 1 2 0 1 5
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 2 0 2 1 0 5
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 0 1 1 3 0 5
399 Electrophotography 0 4 0 1 0 5
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 1 1 1 2 5
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 0 0 3 0 5
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 2 1 1 1 0 5
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 4 5
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 1 1 1 1 0 4
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 0 1 0 0 4
280 Land Vehicles 0 1 0 2 1 4
338 Electrical Resistors 0 0 0 1 3 4
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 1 1 0 1 4
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 2 2 0 4
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 2 1 4
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 1 1 2 4
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 2 1 1 4
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 0 1 0 2 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 0 1 1 3
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 1 0 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 2 1 0 3
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 0 2 1 3
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 1 2 0 0 0 3
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 0 2 1 3
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 2 0 3
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 0 1 2 0 3
417 Pumps 1 0 1 1 0 3
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 1 1 0 3
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 1 0 1 1 3
451 Abrading 0 0 0 2 1 3
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 0 1 1 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 0 1 1 0 1 3
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 1 1 0 2
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 1 0 1 0 2
030 Cutlery 0 1 1 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 1 0 0 0 2
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 0 0 1 2
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 0 1 1 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 2 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 1 0 1 2
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 1 1 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 0 1 0 2
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 1 1 0 2
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 0 2 2
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 0 0 1 2
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 1 0 0 0 1 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 1 0 0 1 2
355 Photocopying 0 1 0 1 0 2
396 Photography 1 0 0 0 1 2
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 1 0 1 0 0 2
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 1 1 0 0 2
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 2 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 1 0 1 2
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 1 0 0 1 0 2
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 0 1 1 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 0 0 0 1
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 0 1 0 0 0 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 0 1 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 0 1 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 0 0 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 1 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 0 1 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 0 1 0 1
060 Power Plants 1 0 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 0 0 0 1 0 1
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 1 0 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 1 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 0 0 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 0 1 0 1
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 0 1 1
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 0 0 0 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 0 1 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 0 1 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 0 1 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 0 1 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 0 0 0 1
181 Acoustics 0 1 0 0 0 1
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 0 1 1
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 0 1 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 1
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 1 0 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 1 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 1 0 0 0 0 1
334 Tuners 0 0 0 0 1 1
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 1 0 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 0 1 0 1
409 Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing 1 0 0 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 0 1 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 0 1 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 0 1 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 0 1 0 0 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 0 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 0 1 1
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 436 603 647 810 797 3293



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