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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 108, Horizontally Supported Planar Surfaces

( 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 10 11 11 15 12 59
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 4 11 7 17 14 53
(U.S.) UT UTAH 8 8 7 8 16 47
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 5 8 7 16 39
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 7 5 8 4 24
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 2 6 6 4 22
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 1 3 3 6 8 21
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 1 4 8 3 20
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 6 2 2 4 4 18
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 5 3 4 1 15
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 6 3 3 3 15
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 2 4 5 1 14
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 1 4 2 4 2 13
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 1 2 1 4 3 11
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 1 1 3 1 8
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 2 0 1 3 8
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 3 1 2 7
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 3 1 1 2 0 7
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 0 1 1 2 3 7
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 1 1 1 3 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 3 0 4
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 0 3 0 1 4
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 0 1 2 1 4
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 2 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 1 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 1 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 0 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 2 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 63 84 86 124 114 471
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 8 7 7 10 7 39
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 3 10 9 5 7 34
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 3 6 8 3 23
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 1 8 4 5 5 23
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 2 5 4 7 1 19
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 0 1 1 6 9
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 2 1 1 3 2 9
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 2 3 1 2 9
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 4 2 2 0 9
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 0 0 0 5 7
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 0 2 2 2 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) ADX ANDORRA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 25 46 46 55 51 223
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 88 130 132 179 165 694



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