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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 074, Machine Element or Mechanism

( 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.) MI MICHIGAN 55 42 58 65 73 293
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 11 8 18 15 30 82
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 7 12 9 15 13 56
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 8 9 10 8 40
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2 2 8 9 7 28
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 2 5 8 4 5 24
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 7 6 3 3 21
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 4 4 5 5 3 21
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 5 3 2 7 3 20
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 1 6 4 3 18
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 1 5 4 2 17
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 3 4 4 3 16
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 1 4 2 4 16
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 1 1 5 5 2 14
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 0 8 3 1 12
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 3 1 2 3 11
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 2 3 2 1 10
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 0 1 2 3 3 9
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 1 5 1 0 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 0 1 2 3 8
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 0 1 4 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 1 2 2 2 7
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 1 1 1 0 6
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 2 2 1 6
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 1 2 1 1 5
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 0 0 2 2 5
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 3 0 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 125 117 183 183 186 794
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 161 143 170 190 195 859
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 74 87 95 103 114 473
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 26 20 42 46 53 187
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 19 22 24 26 32 123
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 22 13 24 25 93
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 4 9 38 21 75
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 18 8 16 12 21 75
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 9 7 5 12 18 51
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3 15 14 6 8 46
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 9 11 7 13 43
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 4 4 5 4 7 24
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 5 0 3 8 3 19
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 1 3 5 3 13
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 2 4 1 2 10
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 0 3 0 5 10
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 3 1 2 1 9
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 2 0 1 2 7
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 1 1 1 2 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 2 3 1 6
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 1 2 3 6
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 2 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ALX ALBANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) KPX KOREA, NORTH 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 345 357 425 505 538 2170
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 470 474 608 688 724 2964



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