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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

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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 75 131 91 98 105 500
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 74 106 101 74 94 449
716 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks 33 61 55 47 50 246
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 36 46 25 19 18 144
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 16 28 18 14 15 91
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 21 20 8 6 8 63
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 8 8 8 12 7 43
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 6 11 6 5 11 39
326 Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry 10 12 4 4 7 37
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 5 6 5 7 11 34
280 Land Vehicles 7 10 6 4 3 30
425 Plastic Article or Earthenware Shaping or Treating: Apparatus 4 6 5 7 6 28
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 10 6 4 2 5 27
430 Radiation Imagery Chemistry: Process, Composition, or Product Thereof 7 6 5 2 6 26
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 6 6 4 4 5 25
385 Optical Waveguides 3 3 6 8 5 25
060 Power Plants 0 1 1 11 10 23
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 6 7 4 5 1 23
073 Measuring and Testing 4 1 6 2 9 22
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 3 3 5 5 6 22
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 4 3 3 8 3 21
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 3 7 3 2 6 21
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 3 2 7 6 2 20
396 Photography 0 3 2 6 8 19
348 Television 0 3 7 4 4 18
250 Radiant Energy 4 4 4 1 3 16
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 3 5 1 3 4 16
156 Adhesive Bonding and Miscellaneous Chemical Manufacture 2 1 0 5 7 15
382 Image Analysis 5 4 2 1 3 15
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 2 3 4 2 3 14
219 Electric Heating 3 6 1 2 1 13
044 Fuel and Related Compositions 0 0 0 4 8 12
331 Oscillators 3 2 3 1 3 12
333 Wave Transmission Lines and Networks 0 1 0 9 2 12
340 Communications: Electrical 4 4 1 1 2 12
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 3 3 3 2 1 12
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 2 3 1 2 4 12
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 3 5 3 0 12
712 Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 1 1 6 2 2 12
029 Metal Working 2 0 3 3 3 11
310 Electrical Generator or Motor Structure 1 5 2 3 0 11
347 Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information 2 3 1 3 2 11
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 3 5 1 1 1 11
264 Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes 3 0 2 2 2 9
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 2 2 2 2 1 9
126 Stoves and Furnaces 1 2 2 0 3 8
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 2 2 2 1 1 8
341 Coded Data Generation or Conversion 3 1 1 1 2 8
362 Illumination 2 4 0 1 1 8
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 1 1 4 0 2 8
422 Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing 1 1 1 4 1 8
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 2 2 3 0 8
370 Multiplex Communications 0 2 2 2 1 7
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 1 0 2 3 1 7
520 Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528) 1 0 2 1 3 7
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 1 2 1 0 2 6
084 Music 2 3 0 0 0 5
089 Ordnance 2 2 0 0 1 5
119 Animal Husbandry 1 2 1 1 0 5
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 1 1 1 1 1 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 2 1 1 0 1 5
323 Electricity: Power Supply or Regulation Systems 2 1 2 0 0 5
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 3 0 0 0 2 5
355 Photocopying 0 2 2 0 1 5
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 1 0 1 2 1 5
427 Coating Processes 1 2 0 2 0 5
439 Electrical Connectors 0 5 0 0 0 5
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 1 2 2 0 0 5
002 Apparel 0 2 1 0 1 4
005 Beds 1 0 0 2 1 4
047 Plant Husbandry 1 0 0 1 2 4
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 0 0 3 4
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 2 1 0 1 0 4
216 Etching a Substrate: Processes 0 2 0 0 2 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 0 0 3 0 1 4
338 Electrical Resistors 0 0 2 2 0 4
343 Communications: Radio Wave Antennas 0 0 1 2 1 4
363 Electric Power Conversion Systems 1 0 1 0 2 4
434 Education and Demonstration 0 1 0 2 1 4
451 Abrading 0 2 0 1 1 4
455 Telecommunications 0 2 0 1 1 4
704 DP: Speech Signal Processing, Linguistics, Language Translation, and Audio Compression/Decompression (Data Processing) 0 0 1 2 1 4
708 Arithmetic Processing and Calculating (Electrical Computers) 1 0 2 1 0 4
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 0 0 1 1 1 3
127 Sugar, Starch, and Carbohydrates 1 1 0 1 0 3
134 Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids 0 0 2 1 0 3
137 Fluid Handling 2 1 0 0 0 3
174 Electricity: Conductors and Insulators 1 0 1 0 1 3
192 Clutches and Power-Stop Control 1 2 0 0 0 3
211 Supports: Racks 1 0 1 1 0 3
222 Dispensing (apparatus and process) 0 2 0 1 0 3
246 Railway Switches and Signals 0 2 0 1 0 3
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 1 2 0 0 3
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 1 1 1 0 3
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 0 0 1 1 1 3
482 Exercise Devices 1 1 0 1 0 3
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 1 1 0 0 3
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 1 1 0 1 0 3
706 DP: Artificial Intelligence (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 2 3
717 DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing) 0 1 0 2 0 3
726 Information Security 0 1 1 0 1 3
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 0 1 0 1 2
027 Undertaking 1 1 0 0 0 2
037 Excavating 0 2 0 0 0 2
049 Movable or Removable Closures 0 0 1 1 0 2
062 Refrigeration 1 1 0 0 0 2
095 Gas Separation: Processes 0 0 1 1 0 2
118 Coating Apparatus 0 1 0 1 0 2
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 0 0 2 0 0 2
136 Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric 0 1 0 1 0 2
138 Pipes and Tubular Conduits 0 1 0 1 0 2
165 Heat Exchange 0 0 1 1 0 2
177 Weighing Scales 1 0 1 0 0 2
206 Special Receptacle or Package 1 0 0 0 1 2
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 1 1 0 0 0 2
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 1 1 2
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 0 1 2
266 Metallurgical Apparatus 0 0 0 0 2 2
330 Amplifiers 1 0 0 1 0 2
335 Electricity: Magnetically Operated Switches, Magnets, and Electromagnets 0 0 0 0 2 2
336 Inductor Devices 0 0 0 2 0 2
345 Computer Graphics Processing and Selective Visual Display Systems 0 1 0 0 1 2
377 Electrical Pulse Counters, Pulse Dividers, or Shift Registers: Circuits and Systems 1 0 1 0 0 2
380 Cryptography 1 1 0 0 0 2
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 1 2
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 1 0 1 0 0 2
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 1 0 0 0 1 2
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 1 0 0 1 2
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 0 0 0 2 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 0 0 0 1 1
007 Compound Hand Tools 0 1 0 0 0 1
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 1 0 0 0 1
051 Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition 0 0 0 1 0 1
056 Harvesters 0 0 1 0 0 1
068 Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
070 Locks 0 0 0 1 0 1
071 Chemistry: Fertilizers 1 0 0 0 0 1
082 Turning (e.g., for metal working) 0 0 0 1 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 0 0 1 1
092 Expansible Chamber Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 0 0 1 1
105 Railway Rolling Stock 0 1 0 0 0 1
106 Compositions: Coating or Plastic 0 1 0 0 0 1
112 Sewing 1 0 0 0 0 1
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 0 0 0 0 1 1
132 Toilet 0 0 0 1 0 1
140 Wireworking 0 0 1 0 0 1
162 Paper Making and Fiber Liberation 0 0 1 0 0 1
164 Metal Founding 0 0 1 0 0 1
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 0 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 1 0 0 0 0 1
184 Lubrication 0 0 0 0 1 1
188 Brakes 0 1 0 0 0 1
198 Conveyors: Power-Driven 0 0 0 1 0 1
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 0 0 1
221 Article Dispensing 1 0 0 0 0 1
228 Metal Fusion Bonding 0 1 0 0 0 1
229 Envelopes, Wrappers, and Paperboard Boxes 0 0 0 1 0 1
241 Solid Material Comminution or Disintegration 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 0 0 1 0 0 1
249 Static Molds 0 0 0 0 1 1
252 Compositions 0 1 0 0 0 1
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 0 1 0 0 0 1
267 Spring Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 1 0 0 0 1
279 Chucks or Sockets 0 1 0 0 0 1
283 Printed Matter 0 0 0 1 0 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 0 1 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 0 1 0 0 0 1
303 Fluid-Pressure and Analogous Brake Systems 0 0 1 0 0 1
315 Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems 0 0 0 0 1 1
320 Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging 0 0 0 1 0 1
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 0 1 1
360 Dynamic Magnetic Information Storage or Retrieval 0 1 0 0 0 1
372 Coherent Light Generators 0 0 0 1 0 1
392 Electric Resistance Heating Devices 0 0 1 0 0 1
398 Optical Communications 0 0 1 0 0 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 1 0 0 0 1
417 Pumps 0 0 0 1 0 1
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 0 1 0 0 1
446 Amusement Devices: Toys 0 0 0 1 0 1
530 Chemistry: Natural Resins or Derivatives; Peptides or Proteins; Lignins or Reaction Products Thereof 0 0 0 0 1 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 1 0 0 0 0 1
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 0 1 0 0 1
718 Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 1 0 0 1
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 452 642 504 487 529 2614



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