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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 073, Measuring and Testing

( 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 115 102 120 155 119 611
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 85 73 97 79 78 412
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 79 79 72 59 72 361
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 50 59 43 40 51 243
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 41 48 37 48 56 230
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 46 35 38 48 50 217
(U.S.) OH OHIO 44 39 48 43 32 206
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 46 30 28 35 40 179
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 35 25 34 37 40 171
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 22 32 25 44 27 150
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 30 33 29 18 28 138
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 29 28 21 31 20 129
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 19 18 26 29 24 116
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 22 18 19 21 28 108
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 21 16 21 28 21 107
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 19 17 19 17 11 83
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 10 22 14 13 10 69
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 9 10 12 15 21 67
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 12 4 20 14 12 62
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 9 13 16 8 15 61
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 8 10 10 13 15 56
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 12 11 10 10 12 55
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 12 14 9 12 6 53
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 7 9 13 13 10 52
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 18 5 14 6 7 50
(U.S.) UT UTAH 9 10 11 7 13 50
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 7 12 8 8 11 46
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 5 5 5 11 34
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 7 3 7 10 28
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 7 5 6 5 4 27
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 1 5 7 8 24
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 9 3 4 4 4 24
(U.S.) IA IOWA 4 8 1 4 5 22
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 6 2 9 4 22
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 5 7 2 5 21
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 5 4 1 5 5 20
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 4 2 5 6 2 19
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 2 4 2 3 15
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 4 5 0 2 15
(U.S.) ME MAINE 3 4 1 4 1 13
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 3 3 1 1 10
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 3 2 1 1 9
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 3 3 1 1 8
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 3 1 0 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 0 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 4 4
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 881 840 876 916 903 4416
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 343 359 354 337 378 1771
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 239 233 242 268 308 1290
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 64 65 71 80 84 364
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 64 61 63 93 76 357
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 37 32 41 53 47 210
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 30 37 33 51 47 198
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 34 32 43 39 46 194
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 38 33 46 35 33 185
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 25 33 25 53 41 177
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 18 20 29 34 31 132
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 21 18 23 16 29 107
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 19 16 14 19 22 90
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 23 24 19 8 13 87
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 12 10 14 18 19 73
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 12 9 15 13 9 58
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 13 5 19 7 6 50
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 7 8 12 8 11 46
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 7 10 6 10 8 41
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 7 4 8 8 7 34
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 2 6 14 7 32
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 1 5 11 9 27
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 6 3 2 9 21
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 4 5 4 2 5 20
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 7 1 5 1 4 18
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 2 1 6 4 14
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 3 0 0 1 6 10
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 1 2 1 3 1 8
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 1 0 2 2 7
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 2 3 0 6
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 0 2 3 6
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 3 2 1 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 3 1 1 0 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 0 1 0 2 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) AOX ANGOLA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1044 1041 1119 1207 1283 5694
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1925 1881 1995 2123 2186 10110



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