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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

WYOMING

( 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
435 Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology 4 7 0 3 4 18
370 Multiplex Communications 0 2 0 7 8 17
166 Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas) 5 5 1 0 5 16
436 Chemistry: Analytical and Immunological Testing 0 4 3 3 4 14
128 Surgery (includes Class 600) 0 1 7 2 3 13
379 Telephonic Communications 0 0 1 9 3 13
709 Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 1 8 3 13
210 Liquid Purification or Separation 4 2 1 2 2 11
095 Gas Separation: Processes 1 1 4 1 3 10
175 Boring or Penetrating the Earth 0 2 2 3 2 9
606 Surgery (instruments) 0 2 3 1 3 9
705 DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing) 0 2 1 3 3 9
280 Land Vehicles 2 1 0 4 1 8
359 Optical: Systems and Elements 2 0 3 1 2 8
424 Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514) 0 1 3 1 3 8
423 Chemistry of Inorganic Compounds 1 3 2 0 1 7
042 Firearms 0 0 2 3 1 6
102 Ammunition and Explosives 1 0 2 3 0 6
248 Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.) 1 2 1 2 0 6
351 Optics: Eye Examining, Vision Testing and Correcting 2 2 0 1 1 6
356 Optics: Measuring and Testing 0 2 0 2 2 6
405 Hydraulic and Earth Engineering 2 4 0 0 0 6
473 Games Using Tangible Projectile 3 1 1 0 1 6
604 Surgery (Medicators and Receptors) 0 3 1 2 0 6
137 Fluid Handling 0 2 1 0 2 5
251 Valves and Valve Actuation 0 0 1 1 3 5
290 Prime-Mover Dynamo Plants 0 1 0 3 1 5
455 Telecommunications 0 0 0 1 4 5
119 Animal Husbandry 1 0 0 3 0 4
220 Receptacles 0 1 0 1 2 4
235 Registers (e.g., cash registers, calculators, devices for counting movements of devices, etc.) 2 0 0 2 0 4
372 Coherent Light Generators 2 0 0 2 0 4
623 Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor 1 0 2 1 0 4
015 Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning 0 0 1 2 0 3
023 Chemistry: Physical Processes 0 0 0 1 2 3
033 Geometrical Instruments 0 0 0 3 0 3
034 Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids 0 1 0 1 1 3
052 Static Structures (e.g., Buildings) 0 1 0 1 1 3
206 Special Receptacle or Package 0 0 0 2 1 3
219 Electric Heating 0 0 0 1 2 3
358 Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing 0 0 1 0 2 3
361 Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices 2 1 0 0 0 3
707 DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (Data Processing) 0 1 1 0 1 3
725 Interactive Video Distribution Systems 0 0 0 0 3 3
002 Apparel 0 0 0 2 0 2
004 Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons 0 1 1 0 0 2
027 Undertaking 0 1 0 1 0 2
029 Metal Working 0 0 0 2 0 2
030 Cutlery 2 0 0 0 0 2
043 Fishing, Trapping, and Vermin Destroying 1 1 0 0 0 2
047 Plant Husbandry 0 0 0 1 1 2
062 Refrigeration 2 0 0 0 0 2
073 Measuring and Testing 2 0 0 0 0 2
096 Gas Separation: Apparatus 0 0 0 1 1 2
114 Ships 0 1 0 0 1 2
124 Mechanical Guns and Projectors 1 0 0 0 1 2
250 Radiant Energy 0 0 0 0 2 2
254 Implements or Apparatus for Applying Pushing or Pulling Force 1 0 0 0 1 2
292 Closure Fasteners 0 0 2 0 0 2
300 Brush, Broom, and Mop Making 0 0 0 0 2 2
324 Electricity: Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 0 2 2
342 Communications: Directive Radio Wave Systems and Devices (e.g., Radar, Radio Navigation) 0 0 0 1 1 2
348 Television 1 0 0 0 1 2
362 Illumination 0 1 0 1 0 2
382 Image Analysis 0 0 0 2 0 2
431 Combustion 0 1 0 0 1 2
434 Education and Demonstration 0 0 0 2 0 2
451 Abrading 1 0 1 0 0 2
482 Exercise Devices 0 0 1 1 0 2
502 Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making 0 0 2 0 0 2
602 Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage 1 0 0 0 1 2
700 DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing) 0 1 0 0 1 2
702 DP: Measuring, Calibrating, or Testing (Data Processing) 0 0 1 0 1 2
710 Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems) 0 0 0 2 0 2
713 Support (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 0 2 0 0 2
715 DP: Presentation Processing of Document, Operator Interface Processing, and Screen Saver Display Processing (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 2 2
024 Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, Etc. 0 1 0 0 0 1
036 Boots, Shoes, and Leggings 0 0 0 1 0 1
040 Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting 1 0 0 0 0 1
048 Gas: Heating and Illuminating 0 1 0 0 0 1
054 Harness for Working Animal 0 1 0 0 0 1
055 Gas Separation 0 0 0 1 0 1
060 Power Plants 0 1 0 0 0 1
072 Metal Deforming 0 1 0 0 0 1
074 Machine Element or Mechanism 0 1 0 0 0 1
081 Tools 1 0 0 0 0 1
083 Cutting 0 0 1 0 0 1
084 Music 0 0 1 0 0 1
089 Ordnance 0 0 0 1 0 1
099 Foods and Beverages: Apparatus 0 0 1 0 0 1
101 Printing 0 1 0 0 0 1
111 Planting 0 0 0 0 1 1
123 Internal-Combustion Engines 1 0 0 0 0 1
135 Tent, Canopy, Umbrella, or Cane 0 1 0 0 0 1
141 Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means 0 0 1 0 0 1
152 Resilient Tires and Wheels 0 0 0 1 0 1
180 Motor Vehicles 0 0 0 1 0 1
200 Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers 0 0 0 1 0 1
202 Distillation: Apparatus 1 0 0 0 0 1
204 Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy 0 0 0 0 1 1
205 Electrolysis: Processes, Compositions Used Therein, and Methods of Preparing the Compositions 0 0 0 1 0 1
208 Mineral Oils: Processes and Products 0 0 1 0 0 1
209 Classifying, Separating, and Assorting Solids 0 1 0 0 0 1
211 Supports: Racks 0 0 0 1 0 1
236 Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation 0 0 0 0 1 1
242 Winding, Tensioning, or Guiding 1 0 0 0 0 1
244 Aeronautics and Astronautics 0 0 0 0 1 1
256 Fences 1 0 0 0 0 1
257 Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes) 1 0 0 0 0 1
269 Work Holders 0 0 0 1 0 1
271 Sheet Feeding or Delivering 0 1 0 0 0 1
273 Amusement Devices: Games 0 0 0 0 1 1
277 Seal for a Joint or Juncture 0 0 0 0 1 1
285 Pipe Joints or Couplings 1 0 0 0 0 1
293 Vehicle Fenders 0 0 0 0 1 1
294 Handling: Hand and Hoist-Line Implements 0 1 0 0 0 1
296 Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops 1 0 0 0 0 1
297 Chairs and Seats 0 1 0 0 0 1
299 Mining or In Situ Disintegration of Hard Material 0 0 0 0 1 1
307 Electrical Transmission or Interconnection Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
327 Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and Systems 0 0 0 1 0 1
365 Static Information Storage and Retrieval 0 0 0 1 0 1
374 Thermal Measuring and Testing 0 0 0 1 0 1
375 Pulse or Digital Communications 0 0 0 0 1 1
381 Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices 0 0 0 1 0 1
400 Typewriting Machines 0 1 0 0 0 1
408 Cutting by Use of Rotating Axially Moving Tool 0 0 1 0 0 1
410 Freight Accommodation On Freight Carrier 1 0 0 0 0 1
414 Material or Article Handling 0 1 0 0 0 1
415 Rotary Kinetic Fluid Motors or Pumps 0 0 0 0 1 1
416 Fluid Reaction Surfaces (i.e., Impellers) 0 0 0 0 1 1
417 Pumps 0 1 0 0 0 1
426 Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products 0 0 0 0 1 1
428 Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles 0 0 0 1 0 1
433 Dentistry 0 0 0 1 0 1
438 Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process 0 0 1 0 0 1
441 Buoys, Rafts, and Aquatic Devices 1 0 0 0 0 1
464 Rotary Shafts, Gudgeons, Housings, and Flexible Couplings for Rotary Shafts 0 0 1 0 0 1
472 Amusement Devices 0 1 0 0 0 1
518 Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof 0 0 1 0 0 1
532 Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570) 0 1 0 0 0 1
601 Surgery: Kinesitherapy 0 0 0 0 1 1
607 Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application 0 1 0 0 0 1
701 DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing) 0 0 0 1 0 1
703 DP: Structural Design, Modeling, Simulation, and Emulation (Data Processing) 0 0 0 0 1 1
711 Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems) 0 1 0 0 0 1
714 Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery 0 0 0 1 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 59 82 65 120 113 439



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