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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

VERMONT

( 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) 131 91 98 105 100 525
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 106 101 74 94 101 476
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 61 55 47 50 48 261
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 46 25 19 18 27 135
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 28 18 14 15 5 80
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 20 8 6 8 14 56
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 8 8 12 7 9 44
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 11 6 5 11 9 42
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 6 5 7 11 8 37
060 Power Plants 1 1 11 10 10 33
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 6 4 2 5 14 31
385 Optical Waveguides 3 6 8 5 9 31
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 6 5 7 6 7 31
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 6 4 4 5 11 30
280 Land Vehicles 10 6 4 3 6 29
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 12 4 4 7 2 29
348 Television 3 7 4 4 8 26
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 3 3 8 3 8 25
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 7 3 2 6 7 25
073 Measuring and Testing 1 6 2 9 4 22
396 Photography 3 2 6 8 3 22
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 6 5 2 6 3 22
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 5 5 6 1 20
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 7 4 5 1 2 19
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 7 6 2 2 19
029 Metal Working 0 3 3 3 9 18
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 1 0 9 2 5 17
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 3 1 2 4 6 16
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 4 8 3 15
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 1 0 5 7 2 15
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 5 1 3 4 2 15
250 Radiant Energy 4 4 1 3 2 14
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 5 2 3 0 4 14
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 4 2 3 2 14
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 5 3 0 3 14
340 Communications: Electrical 4 1 1 2 5 13
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 5 1 1 1 5 13
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 3 1 3 2 2 11
382 Image Analysis 4 2 1 3 1 11
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 6 2 2 0 11
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 2 1 1 4 10
219 Electric Heating 6 1 2 1 0 10
331 Oscillators 2 3 1 3 1 10
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 3 2 1 1 10
370 Multiplex Communications 2 2 2 1 3 10
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 4 0 2 2 9
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 2 2 3 0 2 9
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 4 1 1 8
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 2 2 1 1 8
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 1 0 2 0 5 8
002 Apparel 2 1 0 1 3 7
126 Stoves and Furnaces 2 2 0 3 0 7
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 1 1 0 1 4 7
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 1 1 1 2 2 7
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 0 1 2 1 3 7
089 Ordnance 2 0 0 1 3 6
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 0 2 2 2 0 6
355 Photocopying 2 2 0 1 1 6
362 Illumination 4 0 1 1 0 6
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 2 3 1 0 6
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 0 2 1 3 0 6
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 2 2 0 0 2 6
005 Beds 0 0 2 1 2 5
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 2 1 0 2 0 5
084 Music 3 0 0 0 2 5
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 2 0 0 2 1 5
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 1 1 3 5
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 1 1 1 2 5
427 Coating Processes 2 0 2 0 1 5
434 Education and Demonstration 1 0 2 1 1 5
439 Electrical Connectors 5 0 0 0 0 5
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 1 2 1 1 5
102 Ammunition and Explosives 0 0 0 3 1 4
119 Animal Husbandry 2 1 1 0 0 4
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 2 1 0 1 4
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 1 1 0 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 3 0 1 0 4
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 1 1 1 0 1 4
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 1 2 0 0 1 4
338 Electrical Resistors 0 2 2 0 0 4
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 1 2 1 0 4
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 0 1 0 2 1 4
451 Abrading 2 0 1 1 0 4
455 Telecommunications 2 0 1 1 0 4
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 1 0 0 3 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 0 2 1 0 1 4
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 0 1 1 3
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 1 1 1 0 3
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 1 2 0 3
118 Coating Apparatus 1 0 1 0 1 3
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 1 0 1 0 1 3
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 2 0 0 0 1 3
220 Receptacles 1 0 0 0 2 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 2 0 1 0 0 3
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 1 2 3
246 Railway Switches and Signals 2 0 1 0 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 1 2 0 0 0 3
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 2 1 3
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 2 0 1 3
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 1 0 0 2 3
482 Exercise Devices 1 0 1 0 1 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 1 0 0 1 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 0 1 0 1 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 1 0 2 0 3
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 2 3
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 1 0 2 3
726 Information Security 1 1 0 1 0 3
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 1 1 2
037 Excavating 2 0 0 0 0 2
042 Firearms 0 0 0 0 2 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 1 1 0 0 2
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 2
083 Cutting 0 0 0 1 1 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 1 1 0 0 2
101 Printing 0 0 0 0 2 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 2 0 0 0 2
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 1 0 1 0 0 2
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 1 0 1 0 0 2
148 Metal Treatment 0 0 0 0 2 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 1 1 0 0 2
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 0 1 0 1 0 2
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 1 0 1 0 0 2
211 Supports: Racks 0 1 1 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 1 1 0 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 1 0 1 0 2
252 Compositions 1 0 0 0 1 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 2 0 2
279 Chucks or Sockets 1 0 0 0 1 2
297 Chairs and Seats 0 0 0 0 2 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 1 0 0 1 0 2
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 0 0 0 2 0 2
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 1 0 0 0 1 2
417 Pumps 0 0 1 0 1 2
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 1 0 0 1 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 1 0 0 1 0 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 2 0 2
007 Compound Hand Tools 1 0 0 0 0 1
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 0 0 1 1
027 Undertaking 1 0 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 1 0 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 1 0 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 1 0 0 0 1
062 Refrigeration 1 0 0 0 0 1
070 Locks 0 0 1 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 0 0 0 1 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 1 0 0 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 0 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 1 0 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 1 0 0 0 0 1
110 Furnaces 0 0 0 0 1 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 1 0 1
132 Toilet 0 0 1 0 0 1
137 Fluid Handling 1 0 0 0 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 1 0 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 1 0 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 1 0 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 1 0 0 1
172 Earth Working 0 0 0 0 1 1
177 Weighing Scales 0 1 0 0 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 0 1 1
182 Fire Escape, Ladder, or Scaffold 0 0 0 0 1 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 1 0 1
188 Brakes 1 0 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 1 0 0 1
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 1 0 1
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 0 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 0 0 0 0 1 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 1 0 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 1 0 0 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 1 0 0 0 1
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 0 0 0 0 1 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 1 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 1 0 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 1 0 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 0 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 0 0 0 1 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
318 Electricity: Motive Power Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 1 0 0 1
329 Demodulators 0 0 0 0 1 1
330 Amplifiers 0 0 1 0 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 1 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 1 0 0 1
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 0 1 0 0 0 1
380 Cryptography 1 0 0 0 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 1 0 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 1 0 0 0 0 1
429 Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process 0 0 0 0 1 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 1 0 0 1
454 Ventilation 0 0 0 0 1 1
501 Compositions: Ceramic 0 0 0 0 1 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 1 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 642 504 487 529 578 2740



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