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Patent Counts By Country, State, and Year - Plant Patents
(December 2014)

Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
A Patent Technology Monitoring Team Report


Description of the Report

This report displays the number of U.S. patents distributed by U.S. state/territory and country of origin and by calendar year of grant. The origin of a patent is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor.

This report counts documents of the following type(s):
plant patents
granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during the period 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014. These profiled documents hereafter will be referred to as "patents".

The source of the data used for this report is the TAF database maintained by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Number of Plant Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant
Breakout by U.S. State and Foreign Country of Origin

PART A1- Table A1-1a, Breakout by Country of Origin
Number of Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant.
Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
Origin   Pre 2001 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 All Years
Total, U.S. And Foreign Origin   7684 584 1133 994 1016 716 1149 1047 1240 1009 981 823 860 847 1072 21155
-- Subtotal -- U.S. Origin   4469 372 518 395 428 236 430 364 433 389 297 308 315 354 401 9709
-- Subtotal -- Foreign Origin   3215 212 615 599 588 480 719 683 807 620 684 515 545 493 671 11446
ALABAMA   18 5 3 5 4 4 1 2 6 14 4 4 0 0 7 77
ARIZONA   12 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 1 2 3 27
ARKANSAS   13 3 4 1 1 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 3 1 2 38
CALIFORNIA   2411 194 267 197 210 106 165 127 180 135 101 94 84 133 119 4523
COLORADO   16 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 26
CONNECTICUT   26 0 2 1 0 4 5 1 2 4 2 1 2 1 0 51
DELAWARE   2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
FLORIDA   312 44 82 64 64 26 64 83 70 64 58 22 48 54 28 1083
GEORGIA   45 1 12 5 6 3 26 19 14 15 21 15 21 21 20 244
HAWAII   21 1 7 1 0 1 2 0 1 8 2 2 1 1 3 51
IDAHO   5 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ILLINOIS   102 6 2 15 17 5 12 6 16 10 11 3 11 16 20 252
INDIANA   60 18 9 4 10 4 7 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 119
IOWA   13 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
KANSAS   4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
KENTUCKY   8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 12
LOUISIANA   30 5 2 5 6 1 6 1 3 3 1 6 33 3 10 115
MAINE   1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MARYLAND   53 2 8 3 2 3 1 0 4 5 3 1 1 1 0 87
MASSACHUSETTS   92 1 4 1 2 4 8 6 8 3 3 10 4 2 2 150
MICHIGAN   42 3 5 7 8 11 9 8 10 17 8 36 12 27 27 230
MINNESOTA   21 1 4 6 7 1 16 5 5 10 3 2 3 4 3 91
MISSISSIPPI   9 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 2 5 31
MISSOURI   37 3 6 5 10 7 5 6 4 3 5 2 0 0 0 93
MONTANA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
NEBRASKA   10 4 0 13 1 0 2 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 38
NEW HAMPSHIRE   6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
NEW JERSEY   85 2 4 4 5 1 6 7 11 4 7 6 1 5 2 150
NEW MEXICO   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
NEW YORK   72 9 2 3 1 2 8 21 4 4 1 22 4 5 7 165
NORTH CAROLINA   33 3 5 6 10 5 8 6 18 15 8 6 4 12 2 141
NORTH DAKOTA   1 1 0 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
OHIO   237 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 4 1 2 1 4 1 5 265
OKLAHOMA   12 0 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 2 0 1 1 3 3 30
OREGON   259 11 44 18 20 28 50 31 42 24 21 43 59 35 73 758
PENNSYLVANIA   89 22 10 4 10 4 4 3 6 13 2 7 4 4 10 192
RHODE ISLAND   1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SOUTH CAROLINA   16 2 1 0 3 0 0 1 4 2 7 2 0 1 10 49
SOUTH DAKOTA   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TENNESSEE   21 2 6 4 0 0 1 3 2 1 1 4 1 0 1 47
TEXAS   110 8 5 7 7 1 2 8 2 4 5 1 0 4 4 168
UTAH   8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
VERMONT   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 6
VIRGINIA   15 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 23
WASHINGTON   81 9 9 6 3 2 3 5 5 9 5 5 5 4 16 167
WEST VIRGINIA   32 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 46
WISCONSIN   21 2 6 4 2 3 3 4 5 5 3 5 4 6 12 85
PUERTO RICO   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
NETHERLANDS   788 57 218 162 211 141 212 221 265 166 188 153 160 138 228 3308
GERMANY   834 22 145 166 100 80 98 131 176 137 160 112 122 121 82 2486
JAPAN   136 23 30 68 49 54 84 65 87 60 50 67 44 38 86 941
UNITED KINGDOM   289 9 35 42 41 37 68 49 43 45 47 23 36 27 42 833
DENMARK   182 21 79 25 74 74 71 57 48 21 25 14 18 30 59 798
FRANCE   344 4 26 13 8 11 23 26 38 29 48 14 28 43 12 667
AUSTRALIA   101 25 27 25 26 32 45 34 63 27 45 26 32 17 47 572
ISRAEL   97 14 8 18 15 3 38 23 19 26 15 22 32 12 18 360
NEW ZEALAND   92 4 7 12 20 10 4 13 18 26 28 26 15 17 16 308
BELGIUM   73 6 10 38 16 3 25 13 7 17 12 27 22 13 11 293
CANADA   85 7 5 5 1 3 5 8 10 14 3 6 5 4 8 169
COSTA RICA   61 9 5 4 10 10 19 7 5 6 3 2 0 0 11 152
ITALY   37 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 6 2 9 2 4 6 10 81
SPAIN   11 1 0 1 6 2 3 0 2 3 17 2 1 4 5 58
INDIA   3 1 12 7 4 3 5 8 0 3 1 0 1 3 0 51
SOUTH AFRICA   8 4 1 4 1 5 5 3 1 6 2 2 1 0 2 45
THAILAND   0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 26 38
INDONESIA   0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 6 14 0 0 0 0 0 26
SWITZERLAND   13 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 22
AUSTRIA   17 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
CZECH REPUBLIC   0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 6 0 3 1 0 3 1 20
TAIWAN   2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 10 2 2 1 0 0 19
COLOMBIA   7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 18
IRELAND   1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 5 1 3 1 1 18
ARGENTINA   3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 6 0 0 0 2 15
BRAZIL   2 0 1 0 0 0 1 5 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 15
SWEDEN   10 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
ESTONIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 11
KOREA, SOUTH   3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 11
GUERNSEY   7 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 9
ECUADOR   0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 9
CHILE   0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 8
RUSSIAN FEDERATION   0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 8
POLAND   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 7
HUNGARY   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
MEXICO   2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
HONDURAS   2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
NORWAY   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 4
PARAGUAY   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
GREECE   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
LEBANON   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
MOROCCO   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
PHILIPPINES   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
PORTUGAL   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SLOVAKIA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
UKRAINE   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

Patent Counts By Country, State, and Year - Plant Patents (December 2014)
PARTS A1
Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
A Patent Technology Monitoring Team Report


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