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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

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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 76 122 146 135 156 635
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 117 132 135 129 122 635
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 17 17 26 21 25 106
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 5 14 27 27 33 106
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 5 8 33 19 11 76
382 Image Analysis 11 9 14 16 26 76
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 20 14 18 5 18 75
455 Telecommunications 12 12 14 15 21 74
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 7 7 9 20 29 72
348 Television 7 5 18 16 15 61
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 16 13 6 9 14 58
370 Multiplex Communications 12 11 13 8 13 57
439 Electrical Connectors 15 15 5 11 10 56
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 8 4 7 10 25 54
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 2 2 6 15 16 41
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 5 5 8 11 12 41
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 4 6 10 4 14 38
250 Radiant Energy 1 5 7 13 11 37
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 5 6 9 12 5 37
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 8 4 9 7 7 35
330 Amplifiers 13 4 4 4 6 31
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 6 6 4 7 7 30
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 2 4 8 13 29
385 Optical Waveguides 14 2 7 6 0 29
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 7 6 5 6 29
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 5 4 4 10 5 28
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 4 2 7 7 8 28
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 4 2 9 3 10 28
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 6 4 8 4 6 28
038 Textiles: Ironing or Smoothing 6 4 5 7 4 26
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 4 3 3 7 9 26
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 7 4 5 6 3 25
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 2 6 5 8 4 25
029 Metal Working 5 3 2 5 9 24
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 4 1 8 5 6 24
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 4 5 7 3 5 24
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 3 6 6 2 7 24
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 6 4 3 6 4 23
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 6 6 3 2 5 22
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 2 4 3 6 7 22
073 Measuring and Testing 1 6 3 2 9 21
726 Information Security 3 3 5 4 6 21
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 4 4 1 6 5 20
340 Communications: Electrical 6 2 5 4 3 20
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 5 3 4 3 3 18
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 4 2 1 4 7 18
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 5 3 4 3 2 17
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 4 2 1 2 8 17
427 Coating Processes 3 2 3 5 4 17
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 2 3 5 2 4 16
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 1 0 1 5 9 16
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 4 2 3 4 2 15
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 1 5 4 3 15
206 Special Receptacle or Package 7 4 1 1 1 14
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 2 3 3 6 14
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 0 6 2 6 14
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 3 4 3 1 3 14
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 0 7 5 14
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 3 6 3 1 1 14
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 3 5 3 12
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 4 2 1 3 2 12
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 3 4 2 3 12
398 Optical Communications 2 1 6 2 1 12
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 1 5 4 12
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 2 1 0 5 4 12
114 Ships 1 3 2 3 1 10
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 2 3 5 10
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 4 0 1 4 10
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 1 4 2 2 1 10
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 2 1 5 1 1 10
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 2 4 1 1 2 10
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 2 1 4 3 10
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 4 5 10
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 0 2 3 3 1 9
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 1 2 4 0 2 9
219 Electric Heating 2 2 1 2 2 9
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 4 2 0 2 1 9
331 Oscillators 3 3 1 1 1 9
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 2 3 3 9
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 3 0 2 3 9
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 1 1 2 5 9
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 0 4 0 5 9
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 4 2 2 1 9
380 Cryptography 2 1 2 1 2 8
386 Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing 1 1 3 0 3 8
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 1 1 0 5 8
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 3 1 2 1 1 8
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 2 1 1 1 2 7
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 2 1 1 2 1 7
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 3 0 4 7
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 2 2 1 1 7
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 0 0 2 1 3 6
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 2 1 2 1 6
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 2 1 3 0 6
252 Compositions 0 1 2 3 0 6
280 Land Vehicles 1 0 2 1 2 6
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 2 3 1 0 0 6
338 Electrical Resistors 0 0 1 3 2 6
399 Electrophotography 4 0 1 0 1 6
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 1 1 2 1 6
720 Dynamic Optical Information Storage or Retrieval 1 2 3 0 0 6
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 2 2 5
084 Music 0 1 2 2 0 5
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 2 0 1 1 5
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 3 0 2 0 0 5
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 2 1 0 1 5
400 Typewriting Machines 1 0 2 1 1 5
418 Rotary Expansible Chamber Devices 1 1 1 0 2 5
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 1 0 1 1 2 5
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 0 1 3 0 1 5
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 2 1 0 1 4
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 0 0 2 1 1 4
362 Illumination 1 1 1 1 0 4
379 Telephonic Communications 0 2 2 0 0 4
417 Pumps 0 1 1 0 2 4
451 Abrading 0 0 2 1 1 4
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 2 1 1 0 4
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 1 0 1 0 1 3
053 Package Making 0 0 2 1 0 3
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 0 1 1 0 3
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 1 0 0 2 3
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 2 1 0 0 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 2 1 0 0 3
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 1 1 1 0 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 0 0 1 1 1 3
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 1 1 0 1 3
220 Receptacles 0 0 0 1 2 3
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 2 1 3
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 2 0 1 3
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 1 1 0 1 0 3
355 Photocopying 1 0 1 0 1 3
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 0 0 1 0 2 3
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 0 1 2 0 0 3
414 Material or Article Handling 0 0 0 1 2 3
463 Amusement Devices: Games 1 0 1 1 0 3
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 1 1 0 1 0 3
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 1 1 0 0 1 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 1 0 0 0 1 2
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 1 1 0 0 2
030 Cutlery 1 1 0 0 0 2
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 1 2
055 Gas Separation 0 0 1 0 1 2
062 Refrigeration 0 0 1 0 1 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 0 1 0 1 2
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 2 0 2
180 Motor Vehicles 0 1 0 1 0 2
181 Acoustics 1 0 0 0 1 2
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 1 0 0 2
212 Traversing Hoists 0 1 1 0 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 0 0 1 2
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 2 0 0 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 1 0 0 1 0 2
349 Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 0 0 0 2 2
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 0 2 2
433 Dentistry 0 0 1 0 1 2
506 Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus 0 1 0 0 1 2
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 0 2 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 0 1 0 2
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 1 0 2
002 Apparel 0 0 0 0 1 1
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 1 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 0 1 1
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 0 1 0 1
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 0 0 1 0 0 1
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 0 0 0 1 1
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 1 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 1 0 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 0 0 1 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 0 0 1 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
104 Railways 0 0 0 0 1 1
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 0 0 1 0 0 1
117 Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 1
122 Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers 0 0 0 1 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 1
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 0 0 1
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 1 0 0 0 0 1
165 Heat Exchange 1 0 0 0 0 1
203 Distillation: Processes, Separatory 0 0 0 1 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 0 0 0 1 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 0 0 0 1 1
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 0 1 0 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 1 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 1 0 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 1 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 0 0 0 1 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 0 0 0 0 1 1
334 Tuners 0 0 0 1 0 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 1 0 1
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 0 1 0 0 0 1
403 Joints and Connections 0 0 1 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 1
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 0 0 1 0 0 1
420 Alloys or Metallic Compositions 1 0 0 0 0 1
432 Heating 1 0 0 0 0 1
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 0 1 1
442 Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.) 1 0 0 0 0 1
505 Superconductor Technology: Apparatus, Material, Process 0 0 0 1 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 1 0 0 1
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 0 0 0 1
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 0 0 0 0 1 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 603 647 810 797 946 3803



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