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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 128, Surgery (includes Class 600)

( 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 330 510 608 715 811 2974
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 99 150 206 208 247 910
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 63 139 161 166 197 726
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 47 98 83 98 126 452
(U.S.) OH OHIO 40 90 93 90 96 409
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 43 57 62 71 89 322
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 50 63 46 90 68 317
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 28 45 65 70 88 296
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 29 59 48 82 71 289
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 49 59 51 33 67 259
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 36 33 57 42 68 236
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 23 33 31 62 48 197
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 20 26 19 36 93 194
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 14 17 46 49 48 174
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 20 18 25 44 62 169
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 25 32 26 40 43 166
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 12 26 25 37 62 162
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 20 29 21 31 47 148
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 15 16 25 34 37 127
(U.S.) UT UTAH 19 19 16 24 30 108
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 11 15 16 31 33 106
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 8 25 23 21 15 92
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 10 17 21 14 28 90
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 10 20 16 19 21 86
(U.S.) OR OREGON 6 11 18 22 26 83
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 8 4 7 9 18 46
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 5 13 6 17 44
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 8 4 2 10 9 33
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 4 3 9 9 27
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 6 7 7 4 26
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 6 4 4 4 7 25
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 3 4 4 13 25
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 3 5 2 5 7 22
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 9 2 3 7 22
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 4 1 3 4 8 20
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 3 4 3 7 18
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 4 2 4 4 16
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 3 3 4 3 15
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 6 2 1 6 15
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 7 2 3 13
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 2 3 1 6 12
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 4 2 2 8
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 2 2 1 1 8
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 4 1 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 1 2 1 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 2 2 1 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1074 1679 1891 2218 2658 9520
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 148 285 296 434 516 1679
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 100 189 140 242 284 955
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 62 76 75 73 140 426
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 34 49 46 82 106 317
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 33 44 68 51 103 299
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 30 50 57 63 87 287
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 19 32 32 57 56 196
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 20 22 40 45 57 184
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 7 14 26 46 42 135
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 7 19 19 39 40 124
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 8 25 18 32 28 111
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 11 17 12 28 33 101
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 5 12 16 36 29 98
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 12 19 18 14 25 88
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 9 22 12 26 19 88
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 17 18 22 18 84
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 10 7 8 16 11 52
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 4 8 8 12 16 48
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 7 6 5 9 16 43
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 5 4 4 9 17 39
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 9 5 4 10 33
(Foreign) INX INDIA 2 3 2 8 13 28
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 2 3 8 6 21
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 4 3 3 7 21
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 4 2 3 8 18
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 0 2 8 5 16
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 2 2 2 5 2 13
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4 2 1 4 2 13
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 1 2 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 2 0 3 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 4 1 6
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 2 2 1 0 5
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 0 3 1 1 5
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) NGX NIGERIA 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 3 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CMX CAMEROON 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 564 958 953 1399 1722 5596
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1638 2637 2844 3617 4380 15116



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