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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 46 55 42 58 65 266
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 9 11 8 18 15 61
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 7 12 9 15 49
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 5 8 9 10 37
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 6 2 5 8 4 25
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 2 2 8 9 22
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 2 4 4 5 5 20
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 7 6 3 19
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 5 3 2 7 19
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 5 1 5 4 18
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 2 4 1 6 4 17
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2 1 1 5 5 14
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 2 3 4 4 13
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 5 1 4 2 13
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 0 0 8 3 11
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 1 1 5 1 10
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 2 2 3 2 9
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 2 3 1 2 9
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 3 1 1 1 9
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 0 1 2 3 7
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 0 1 2 6
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 1 2 2 6
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 0 1 2 2 6
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 0 1 2 1 5
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 1 0 0 2 5
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 0 2 1 0 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 3 0 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 106 125 117 183 183 714
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 124 161 143 170 190 788
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 45 74 87 95 103 404
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 34 26 20 42 46 168
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 8 19 22 24 26 99
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 9 22 13 24 77
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 18 8 16 12 63
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 3 4 9 38 55
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 11 3 15 14 6 49
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 9 9 7 5 12 42
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 3 9 11 7 32
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 4 5 0 3 8 20
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 4 4 5 4 20
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 1 1 3 5 10
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 2 4 1 9
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 2 3 1 2 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 2 0 3 0 8
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 2 2 0 1 6
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 2 3 5
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 2 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 1 0 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ALX ALBANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) KPX KOREA, NORTH 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 269 345 357 425 505 1901
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 375 470 474 608 688 2615



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