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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 15 15 22 29 19 100
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 5 13 14 19 62
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 8 9 13 15 14 59
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 12 7 8 6 8 41
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 8 10 5 10 38
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 6 8 6 8 7 35
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 2 3 6 5 23
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 9 4 8 1 22
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 3 4 6 6 21
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 7 2 5 3 3 20
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 1 3 6 5 20
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 4 2 2 8 3 19
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 5 3 4 3 19
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 3 4 6 16
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 2 5 1 4 16
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 3 5 3 4 16
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3 4 1 4 3 15
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 3 1 5 4 14
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 2 2 4 3 14
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 3 2 4 3 13
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 2 1 4 3 12
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 0 1 5 9
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 2 2 4 0 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 1 1 1 2 7
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 0 4 2 1 7
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 1 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 2 2 1 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 1 3 0 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 2 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 115 111 132 170 151 679
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 29 29 22 36 57 173
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 21 13 22 27 29 112
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 8 16 13 23 15 75
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 3 8 9 12 6 38
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 5 6 2 7 12 32
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 6 7 6 7 30
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 4 4 5 5 4 22
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 5 4 1 5 19
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 3 6 4 4 18
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 1 8 4 2 17
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 4 3 6 4 0 17
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 2 8 3 3 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 2 2 3 3 10
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 2 3 1 2 9
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 1 2 2 2 8
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 1 2 2 1 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 89 105 127 146 155 622
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 204 216 259 316 306 1301



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