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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

UTAH

( 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
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 25 40 60 54 76 255
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 34 30 58 39 55 216
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 18 27 38 44 42 169
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 13 28 36 53 32 162
606 Surgery (instruments) 15 27 29 53 30 154
280 Land Vehicles 24 36 33 26 24 143
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 18 35 27 27 30 137
726 Information Security 15 22 22 36 29 124
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 19 24 20 28 31 122
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 19 19 16 24 30 108
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 8 19 18 17 27 89
370 Multiplex Communications 12 23 15 16 23 89
340 Communications: Electrical 16 21 19 13 14 83
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 11 18 15 14 17 75
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 12 19 14 12 18 75
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 13 15 11 24 9 72
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 10 11 18 13 11 63
482 Exercise Devices 14 23 17 8 0 62
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 14 4 15 14 12 59
378 X-Ray or Gamma Ray Systems or Devices 18 6 13 9 12 58
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 7 14 10 9 18 58
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 7 11 19 10 10 57
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 7 8 8 10 19 52
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 4 7 6 12 21 50
108 Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces 8 8 7 8 16 47
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 8 15 10 7 6 46
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 8 6 13 16 46
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 17 14 5 4 4 44
379 Telephonic Communications 1 6 14 9 14 44
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 5 12 9 11 7 44
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 9 8 9 8 9 43
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 8 12 12 10 43
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 7 7 5 13 9 41
382 Image Analysis 6 8 7 11 9 41
073 Measuring and Testing 3 9 10 11 7 40
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 5 6 5 12 11 39
362 Illumination 6 8 7 8 10 39
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 6 9 3 12 9 39
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 3 5 13 15 37
455 Telecommunications 3 11 6 4 11 35
160 Flexible or Portable Closure, Partition, or Panel 2 5 4 7 11 29
404 Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus 10 8 4 3 4 29
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 6 5 5 9 4 29
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 4 3 5 10 6 28
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 3 5 6 8 6 28
433 Dentistry 4 7 8 5 4 28
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 5 8 5 4 6 28
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 4 3 14 6 28
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 1 3 11 7 6 28
029 Metal Working 2 9 2 6 8 27
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 3 2 9 5 8 27
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 5 3 4 8 7 27
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 4 6 9 2 4 25
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 4 2 5 6 8 25
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 7 0 6 11 25
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 6 8 2 2 6 24
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 3 4 8 6 2 23
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 5 1 5 2 10 23
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 8 4 4 3 4 23
206 Special Receptacle or Package 3 6 4 4 5 22
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 2 6 3 6 5 22
005 Beds 6 3 1 3 8 21
042 Firearms 1 2 8 7 3 21
137 Fluid Handling 1 7 2 6 5 21
180 Motor Vehicles 1 7 6 4 3 21
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 2 3 7 6 20
250 Radiant Energy 2 7 5 4 2 20
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 3 8 3 6 20
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 4 4 3 3 5 19
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 2 3 4 4 6 19
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 6 5 6 2 19
439 Electrical Connectors 6 3 4 3 3 19
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 4 3 6 4 1 18
149 Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges 0 3 6 6 3 18
273 Amusement Devices: Games 2 3 4 4 5 18
297 Chairs and Seats 3 3 7 2 3 18
719 Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 5 1 2 6 4 18
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 6 3 3 4 17
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 4 7 2 4 17
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 2 5 4 3 3 17
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 2 5 9 1 17
510 Cleaning Compositions for Solid Surfaces, Auxiliary Compositions Therefor, or Processes of Preparing the Compositions 8 3 5 1 0 17
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 4 4 4 0 5 17
033 Geometrical Instruments 2 2 5 1 6 16
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 4 4 2 5 1 16
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 7 4 3 2 0 16
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 2 4 2 3 5 16
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 2 5 2 2 4 15
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 6 3 1 2 3 15
384 Bearings 1 2 3 5 4 15
002 Apparel 1 2 5 3 3 14
089 Ordnance 3 3 1 2 5 14
348 Television 3 2 3 2 4 14
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 1 4 3 5 1 14
380 Cryptography 0 1 3 3 7 14
417 Pumps 1 3 4 2 4 14
434 Education and Demonstration 3 1 0 3 7 14
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 2 1 5 4 1 13
224 Package and Article Carriers 1 5 4 1 2 13
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 1 3 4 4 13
060 Power Plants 3 2 3 2 2 12
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 1 1 4 2 4 12
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 4 2 1 1 4 12
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 3 1 1 3 4 12
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 2 4 1 2 3 12
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 3 3 3 2 1 12
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 3 0 2 2 4 11
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 2 2 4 2 11
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 3 0 1 2 5 11
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 1 0 3 2 5 11
181 Acoustics 2 0 1 6 2 11
239 Fluid Sprinkling, Spraying, and Diffusing 1 3 1 4 2 11
427 Coating Processes 3 0 4 4 0 11
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 3 1 1 3 2 10
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 1 1 2 2 4 10
084 Music 3 1 1 2 3 10
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 3 0 3 2 10
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 2 5 0 2 1 10
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 2 3 1 2 2 10
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 1 2 3 3 9
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 3 1 1 3 1 9
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 2 0 2 2 3 9
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 1 1 3 4 9
202 Distillation: Apparatus 2 1 2 1 3 9
220 Receptacles 1 1 2 2 3 9
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 0 3 1 3 9
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 3 2 0 3 9
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 1 0 0 2 6 9
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 3 2 1 1 2 9
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 3 0 1 2 3 9
463 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 3 4 1 9
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 1 3 1 1 3 9
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 3 1 4 0 9
037 Excavating 0 4 2 2 0 8
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 3 0 3 1 1 8
104 Railways 2 0 1 4 1 8
114 Ships 2 4 0 1 1 8
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 3 1 2 1 8
211 Supports: Racks 2 1 2 2 1 8
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 2 0 3 3 8
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 1 2 4 1 0 8
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 3 4 0 0 8
451 Abrading 0 2 0 4 2 8
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 0 0 2 3 3 8
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 4 3 0 1 0 8
081 Tools 0 1 2 3 1 7
083 Cutting 1 3 1 1 1 7
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 2 1 0 4 7
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 1 1 1 0 4 7
249 Static Molds 0 3 0 1 3 7
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 2 1 1 3 7
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 2 0 1 2 2 7
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 3 1 2 1 7
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 2 1 3 0 1 7
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 2 2 2 1 7
062 Refrigeration 1 2 1 1 1 6
119 Animal Husbandry 1 1 1 1 2 6
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 2 1 1 2 6
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 1 0 1 2 1 5
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 3 0 1 1 0 5
100 Presses 0 2 1 1 1 5
111 Planting 0 1 1 2 1 5
112 Sewing 0 0 1 1 3 5
201 Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic 1 3 0 1 0 5
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 2 2 0 0 5
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 3 0 1 0 1 5
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 2 0 1 1 5
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 3 0 0 1 5
312 Supports: Cabinet Structure 0 1 1 1 2 5
367 Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices 1 1 2 0 1 5
368 Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices 0 3 2 0 0 5
401 Coating Implements with Material Supply 2 0 0 1 2 5
414 Material or Article Handling 1 1 1 2 0 5
474 Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components 0 0 1 2 2 5
475 Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components 1 0 1 3 0 5
588 Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment 0 0 2 2 1 5
072 Metal Deforming 1 0 1 1 1 4
075 Specialized Metallurgical Processes, Compositions for Use Therein, Consolidated Metal Powder Compositions, and Loose Metal Particulate Mixtures 0 4 0 0 0 4
076 Metal Tools and Implements, Making 0 0 3 1 0 4
118 Coating Apparatus 1 1 1 1 0 4
252 Compositions 1 0 1 2 0 4
256 Fences 2 0 0 0 2 4
385 Optical Waveguides 1 1 1 1 0 4
411 Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener 1 0 1 1 1 4
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 1 1 0 1 4
419 Powder Metallurgy Processes 1 0 1 1 1 4
440 Marine Propulsion 1 0 0 3 0 4
472 Amusement Devices 0 0 3 1 0 4
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 0 1 1 1 4
008 Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers 2 0 0 0 1 3
016 Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.) 0 2 0 0 1 3
030 Cutlery 1 0 1 0 1 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 1 1 3
070 Locks 1 0 1 0 1 3
091 Motors: Expansible Chamber Type 1 0 2 0 0 3
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 1 0 2 0 3
116 Signals and Indicators 1 1 0 1 0 3
159 Concentrating Evaporators 1 0 1 0 1 3
219 Electric Heating 0 0 1 0 2 3
227 Elongated-Member-Driving Apparatus 1 1 1 0 0 3
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 2 3
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 2 1 0 0 0 3
313 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices 0 0 1 1 1 3
330 Amplifiers 0 0 0 1 2 3
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 1 1 0 0 1 3
366 Agitating (e.g., of articles and materials) 1 1 0 0 1 3
403 Joints and Connections 1 0 0 1 1 3
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 1 1 0 0 1 3
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 1 0 1 0 1 3
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 1 0 1 1 3
585 Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds 0 0 2 1 0 3
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 1 2 3
800 Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes 2 0 0 1 0 3
012 Boot and Shoe Making 0 2 0 0 0 2
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 0 2 0 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 0 0 2 2
055 Gas Separation 1 0 0 0 1 2
066 Textiles: Knitting 2 0 0 0 0 2
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 2 0 0 0 2
101 Printing 1 0 0 0 1 2
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 0 1 0 1 2
109 Safes, Bank Protection, or a Related Device 0 1 0 1 0 2
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 0 1 1 0 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 2 0 0 2
187 Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle 0 1 0 1 0 2
223 Apparel Apparatus 0 1 0 1 0 2
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 0 2 2
305 Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles 0 1 1 0 0 2
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 0 0 1 0 2
322 Electricity: Single Generator Systems 1 0 0 1 0 2
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 0 0 0 1 1 2
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 0 0 2 2
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 0 2 0 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 1 1 2
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 0 0 1 0 1 2
353 Optics: Image Projectors 0 1 0 1 0 2
369 Dynamic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 1 2
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 0 0 1 0 1 2
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 0 1 2
452 Butchering 1 0 0 1 0 2
493 Manufacturing Container or Tube From Paper; or Other Manufacturing From a Sheet or Web 1 1 0 0 0 2
508 Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions 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 0 1 1 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 1 0 0 0 0 1
014 Bridges 0 0 0 1 0 1
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 0 0 1 1
053 Package Making 0 1 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 0 0 0 1 1
057 Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining 1 0 0 0 0 1
063 Jewelry 1 0 0 0 0 1
086 Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making 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
125 Stone Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 1
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 1 0 0 0 0 1
139 Textiles: Weaving 0 1 0 0 0 1
144 Woodworking 0 0 1 0 0 1
148 Metal Treatment 0 1 0 0 0 1
150 Purses, Wallets, and Protective Covers 1 0 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 1 0 0 0 1
169 Fire Extinguishers 0 0 0 0 1 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 1
193 Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways 0 1 0 0 0 1
212 Traversing Hoists 0 0 0 0 1 1
215 Bottles and Jars 0 0 0 0 1 1
238 Railways: Surface Track 0 1 0 0 0 1
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 1
281 Books, Strips, and Leaves 0 1 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 1 0 1
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 0 0 1 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 1 0 1
301 Land Vehicles: Wheels and Axles 0 0 0 1 0 1
336 Inductor Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
338 Electrical Resistors 1 0 0 0 0 1
352 Optics: Motion Pictures 0 0 0 1 0 1
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
383 Flexible Bags 0 0 1 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 0 0 1 1
396 Photography 0 0 0 0 1 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 0 1 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 0 1 0 0 1
407 Cutters, for Shaping 0 0 0 0 1 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 0 0 0 1 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 0 0 1
494 Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators 0 0 1 0 0 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 766 1017 1065 1167 1228 5243



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