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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 2009 - 2013 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 024, Buckles, Buttons, Clasps, 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 8 15 15 22 29 89
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 8 9 13 15 56
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 11 5 13 14 54
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 10 5 8 10 5 38
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 4 12 7 8 6 37
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 6 6 8 6 8 34
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 0 9 4 8 25
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 7 4 5 3 4 23
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 6 4 2 2 8 22
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 3 7 2 3 6 21
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 2 7 2 5 3 19
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 2 3 4 6 16
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 5 1 3 6 16
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 4 2 5 1 14
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 2 1 3 5 3 14
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 3 2 2 4 14
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 1 2 3 4 13
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 1 3 2 4 13
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 3 4 1 4 12
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 0 2 2 4 11
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 1 3 1 5 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 2 2 1 4 9
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 1 0 1 3 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 1 2 0 1 6
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 0 0 4 2 6
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 1 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 1 2 2 5
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 2 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 2 2 0 0 5
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 2 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 1 0 2 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) GU GUAM 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 103 115 111 132 170 631
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 28 29 29 22 36 144
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 17 21 13 22 27 100
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 5 8 16 13 23 65
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 2 3 8 9 12 34
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 2 4 6 7 6 25
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 3 5 6 2 7 23
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 4 4 5 5 21
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 4 5 4 1 18
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 4 3 6 4 17
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 2 1 8 4 16
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 1 3 6 4 15
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 2 8 3 14
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 1 1 2 2 10
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 1 1 2 2 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 2 2 3 7
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 1 2 3 1 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 0 0 2 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 78 89 105 127 146 545
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 181 204 216 259 316 1176



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