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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 122 115 102 120 155 614
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 73 85 73 97 79 407
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 81 79 79 72 59 370
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 45 50 59 43 40 237
(U.S.) OH OHIO 43 44 39 48 43 217
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 42 41 48 37 48 216
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 26 46 35 38 48 193
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 35 46 30 28 35 174
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 31 35 25 34 37 162
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 33 30 33 29 18 143
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 18 22 32 25 44 141
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 25 29 28 21 31 134
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 33 22 18 19 21 113
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 16 19 18 26 29 108
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 9 21 16 21 28 95
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 14 19 17 19 17 86
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 10 10 22 14 13 69
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 17 12 4 20 14 67
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 18 12 14 9 12 65
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 16 9 10 12 15 62
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 9 9 13 16 8 55
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 10 12 11 10 10 53
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 7 18 5 14 6 50
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 8 8 10 10 13 49
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 7 9 13 13 45
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 5 7 12 8 8 40
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 9 10 11 7 40
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 6 7 5 6 5 29
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 6 8 5 5 5 29
(U.S.) OR OREGON 9 1 7 3 7 27
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 6 9 3 4 4 26
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 3 1 5 7 22
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 5 4 2 5 6 22
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 4 1 6 2 9 22
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 4 8 1 4 20
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 5 5 4 1 5 20
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 2 5 7 2 20
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 4 4 5 0 18
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 4 2 4 2 14
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 3 4 1 4 13
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 3 2 3 3 1 12
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 4 0 3 3 1 11
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 2 3 2 1 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 3 0 1 0 7
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 1 3 1 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 827 881 840 876 916 4340
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 351 343 359 354 337 1744
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 167 239 233 242 268 1149
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 48 64 61 63 93 329
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 47 64 65 71 80 327
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 30 37 32 41 53 193
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 39 38 33 46 35 191
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 37 34 32 43 39 185
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 18 30 37 33 51 169
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 15 25 33 25 53 151
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 14 18 20 29 34 115
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 18 23 24 19 8 92
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 10 21 18 23 16 88
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 6 19 16 14 19 74
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 14 12 10 14 18 68
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 9 12 9 15 13 58
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 9 13 5 19 7 53
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 11 7 8 12 8 46
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 6 7 10 6 10 39
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 4 7 4 8 8 31
(Foreign) INX INDIA 5 3 2 6 14 30
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 7 7 1 5 1 21
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 2 1 1 5 11 20
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 4 5 4 2 18
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 6 1 6 3 2 18
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 1 2 1 6 13
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 1 2 3 7
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 1 2 1 3 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 2 3 0 0 1 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 3 1 1 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 1 0 2 6
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 0 3 2 6
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 2 2 0 0 1 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 2 0 1 0 5
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 1 0 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 1 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 2 1 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) AOX ANGOLA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 897 1044 1041 1119 1207 5308
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1724 1925 1881 1995 2123 9648



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