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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout By Geographic Origin (State and Country)

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of U.S. States and Countries
From Which 1 or More Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 016, Miscellaneous Hardware (e.g., Bushing, Carpet Fastener, Caster, Door Closer, Panel Hanger, Attachable or Adjunct Handle, Hinge, Window Sash Balance, Etc.)

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays U.S. states and countries and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
(U.S. or Foreign) Code State-Territory or Country 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 13 15 12 17 20 77
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 9 6 10 12 45
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 8 7 6 9 9 39
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 8 5 6 4 3 26
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 3 7 7 7 26
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 4 0 6 12 4 26
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 5 2 4 7 24
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 4 2 3 10 5 24
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 3 6 3 7 23
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 6 4 2 3 19
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 6 1 6 4 18
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 4 3 1 7 3 18
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 3 1 4 2 14
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 1 2 2 2 10
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 1 2 1 3 8
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 0 1 0 5 8
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 3 2 1 1 8
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 1 0 3 0 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 0 3 1 2 8
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 2 3 1 7
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 0 2 0 3 6
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 1 2 1 2 6
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 0 2 2 1 6
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 0 2 1 1 6
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 1 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 1 1 1 0 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 2 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 0 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 0 2 3
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 2 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 2 0 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 97 84 88 120 120 509
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 56 60 43 43 39 241
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 14 25 25 33 26 123
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 16 17 24 24 32 113
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 13 27 28 24 13 105
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 18 13 13 11 10 65
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 12 11 10 10 11 54
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 5 7 2 6 8 28
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 6 2 8 7 26
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 3 6 2 3 19
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 3 5 1 3 16
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 4 3 2 4 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 4 3 1 0 5 13
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 3 1 2 3 9
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 3 0 2 1 7
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 0 3 1 1 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 1 0 0 2 5
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 1 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) BBX BARBADOS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 161 190 170 177 176 874
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 258 274 258 297 296 1383



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