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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 034, Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids

( 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.) MI MICHIGAN 3 4 10 8 15 40
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 4 4 4 10 6 28
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 3 6 6 5 21
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 0 2 4 6 3 15
(U.S.) IA IOWA 4 1 2 6 1 14
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 1 1 5 2 5 14
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 2 5 4 2 14
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 3 2 4 3 14
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 0 2 1 2 8 13
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 2 0 4 5 13
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 0 1 3 7 11
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 0 1 5 2 2 10
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 1 3 0 4 8
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 1 2 2 2 1 8
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 1 3 2 1 8
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 2 1 3 7
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 0 3 2 7
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 0 2 1 2 5
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 2 2 1 5
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 2 0 2 4
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 0 0 2 4
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 0 3 0 0 3
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 26 38 71 81 89 305
 
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 9 14 23 31 34 111
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 10 7 18 20 32 87
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 14 10 14 20 16 74
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 8 2 12 10 4 36
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 3 2 6 7 9 27
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 1 2 3 5 12
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 0 2 2 4 4 12
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 2 1 2 7
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 0 0 4 2 1 7
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 0 3 2 5
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 49 44 90 109 122 414
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 75 82 161 190 211 719



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