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Table 7: Patent Applications Filed by Residents of the United States

 

TABLE 7: PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED BY RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES  Read Footnote 1 1
(FY 2002 - FY 2006)  Read Footnote 2 2
State/Territory 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006  Read Note 3 3
Total 193,358 197,256 218,220 218,472 N/A
Alabama     899     843     954     884 N/A
Alaska      89      94      90      93 N/A
Arizona   3,299   3,434   4,084   4,090 N/A
Arkansas     342     295     395     381 N/A
California  46,592  46,873  52,432  52,401 N/A
Colorado   4,559   4,713   4,910   4,794 N/A
Connecticut   3,871   3,739   4,167   3,872 N/A
Delaware     682     839     840     873 N/A
District of Columbia    186     213     229     192 N/A
Florida   6,040   6,691   7,103   7,309 N/A
Georgia   3,690   3,607   3,962   3,966 N/A
Hawaii     157     218     228     206 N/A
Idaho   3,346   3,240   3,377   2,783 N/A
Illinois   7,410   8,237   8,154   8,471 N/A
Indiana   3,040   2,916   2,878   3,209 N/A
Iowa   1,225   1,391   1,393   1,428 N/A
Kansas   1,038   1,110   1,403   1,270 N/A
Kentucky     797     918   1,100   1,198 N/A
Louisiana     771     852     799     777 N/A
Maine     307     332     383     348 N/A
Maryland   4,906   3,379   3,298   3,450 N/A
Massachusetts   8,983   8,728   9,981   9,990 N/A
Michigan   7,082   7,431   8,217   7,764 N/A
Minnesota   5,807   6,330   6,796   6,871 N/A
Mississippi     279     358     360     347 N/A
Missouri   1,754   1,859   2,150   2,010 N/A
Montana     256     268     326     346 N/A
Nebraska     442     477     537     555 N/A
Nevada   1,182   1,281   1,515   1,400 N/A
New Hampshire   1,281   1,316   1,442   1,384 N/A
New Jersey   7,618   7,501   7,746   7,994 N/A
New Mexico     708     699     721     949 N/A
New York  12,166  12,226  13,653  13,482 N/A
North Carolina   4,228   4,268   4,856   4,827 N/A
North Dakota     146     160     178     200 N/A
Ohio   6,253   6,610   7,156   6,836 N/A
Oklahoma     982   1,052   1,189   1,071 N/A
Oregon   3,714   4,008   4,968   4,912 N/A
Pennsylvania   6,672   6,696   7,044   6,812 N/A
Rhode Island     610     658     739     697 N/A
South Carolina   1,117   1,240   1,432   1,255 N/A
South Dakota     157     199     176     168 N/A
Tennessee   1,753   1,837   2,022   2,063 N/A
Texas  12,178  12,300  14,148  13,903 N/A
Utah   1,547   1,765   1,995   1,987 N/A
Vermont    680     628     882     866 N/A
Virginia   2,663   2,727   2,827   2,993 N/A
Washington   5,673   6,293   8,033  10,149 N/A
West Virginia     265     222     308     292 N/A
Wisconsin   3,712   3,943   4,410   4,127 N/A
Wyoming     119     146     144     128 N/A
Puerto Rico      80      78      80      84 N/A
Virgin Islands       4      14       5       9 N/A
U.S. Pacific Islands  Read Footnote 4 4       -       3       1       3 N/A
United States  Read Footnote 5 5       -       1       4       3 N/A
Other  Read Footnote 5 5       1       -       -       - N/A

Notes:

 1: Data include utility, plant, design, and reissue applications.  (back to text) 

 2: Finalized data for FY 2002 to 2005 provided.  (back to text) 

 3: FY 2006 preliminary data will be available December 2006, and finalized in the FY 2007 PAR.  (back to text) 

 4: Represents residents of American Samoa, Guam, and miscellaneous U.S. Pacific Islands. Image located at /USPTO.gov/about/images/spacer.gif  (back to text) 

 5: State/Territory information not available.  (back to text) 

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