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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 123, Internal-Combustion Engines

( 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 211 199 248 250 224 1132
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 40 36 20 50 57 203
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 32 31 34 33 45 175
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 18 11 16 23 31 99
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 14 15 15 14 23 81
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 15 9 14 18 22 78
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 14 13 11 16 15 69
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 13 9 12 13 21 68
(U.S.) OH OHIO 14 8 11 13 12 58
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 14 7 8 8 12 49
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 1 9 11 19 42
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 12 9 5 10 5 41
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 8 10 4 7 10 39
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 6 11 5 9 5 36
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 8 6 8 9 35
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 8 7 4 6 7 32
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 8 2 4 6 9 29
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 7 4 4 7 4 26
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 4 4 7 5 23
(U.S.) OR OREGON 3 2 5 4 9 23
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 3 5 5 5 21
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 3 3 7 4 3 20
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 6 2 3 4 18
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 3 3 3 2 14
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 2 2 4 2 12
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 3 1 5 12
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 2 4 2 2 12
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 3 1 3 0 11
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 3 0 0 2 10
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 4 1 3 2 0 10
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 2 1 1 2 9
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 1 2 1 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 3 1 1 0 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 4 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 2 0 1 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 487 434 482 548 580 2531
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 402 343 373 360 399 1877
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 177 160 197 230 270 1034
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 25 50 50 54 62 241
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 32 23 22 32 36 145
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 40 17 25 21 31 134
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 21 25 19 17 23 105
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 14 22 19 21 22 98
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 17 14 15 15 19 80
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 16 5 11 15 22 69
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 5 5 7 6 3 26
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 0 5 4 5 18
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 4 5 4 4 18
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 2 4 5 3 17
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 2 2 5 0 3 12
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 2 1 5 3 12
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 3 3 0 2 11
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 2 3 2 1 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 2 0 2 2 8
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 3 2 2 0 1 8
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 0 1 1 3 8
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 0 2 2 0 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 0 1 0 3 6
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 2 1 2 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 1 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 3 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 2 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 788 695 778 805 933 3999
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1275 1129 1260 1353 1513 6530



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