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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 040, Card, Picture, or Sign Exhibiting

( 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 28 42 30 21 26 147
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 11 15 12 10 23 71
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 8 17 13 28 70
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 11 11 12 13 58
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 13 14 9 6 15 57
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 7 10 13 13 11 54
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 7 6 8 10 5 36
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 9 5 7 6 9 36
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 6 5 5 11 34
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 4 11 8 6 34
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 6 8 5 7 7 33
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 10 8 5 0 5 28
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 4 3 10 6 26
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 8 4 1 1 10 24
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 2 4 9 4 23
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 5 6 4 5 22
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 5 6 2 4 21
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 4 2 2 4 8 20
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 6 4 1 4 18
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 2 3 2 3 12
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 5 2 1 3 12
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 2 3 1 2 11
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 1 2 1 3 9
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 3 2 3 0 1 9
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 2 1 3 8
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 2 0 2 3 8
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 2 0 3 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 3 1 2 0 6
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 2 0 0 5
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 1 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 2 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 169 194 185 153 228 929
 
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 6 6 10 8 8 38
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 8 7 7 6 7 35
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 12 4 2 7 6 31
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 9 2 7 3 9 30
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 4 7 6 5 26
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 4 2 3 8 7 24
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 2 3 1 3 14
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 3 4 2 2 3 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 3 1 4 3 12
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 1 2 0 3 9
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 2 4 0 0 7
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 1 1 1 0 6
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 0 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 2 1 1 4
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 2 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 2 0 0 3
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 66 47 64 57 65 299
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 235 241 249 210 293 1228



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