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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 510 608 715 811 844 3488
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 150 206 208 247 266 1077
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 139 161 166 197 204 867
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 98 83 98 126 134 539
(U.S.) OH OHIO 90 93 90 96 107 476
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 59 48 82 71 118 378
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 57 62 71 89 94 373
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 45 65 70 88 91 359
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 63 46 90 68 75 342
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 59 51 33 67 59 269
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 33 57 42 68 66 266
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 26 19 36 93 82 256
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 33 31 62 48 52 226
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 17 46 49 48 63 223
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 26 25 37 62 57 207
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 18 25 44 62 50 199
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 32 26 40 43 48 189
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 29 21 31 47 50 178
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 16 25 34 37 52 164
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 15 16 31 33 38 133
(U.S.) UT UTAH 19 16 24 30 35 124
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 25 23 21 15 30 114
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 17 21 14 28 28 108
(U.S.) OR OREGON 11 18 22 26 27 104
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 20 16 19 21 22 98
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 13 6 17 18 59
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 7 9 18 12 50
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 2 10 9 8 33
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 4 4 13 7 31
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 4 3 9 9 5 30
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 6 7 7 4 5 29
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 5 2 5 7 8 27
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 9 2 3 7 3 24
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 3 4 8 7 23
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 4 4 7 4 23
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 3 4 3 7 5 22
(U.S.) ME MAINE 6 2 1 6 6 21
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 3 4 3 3 16
(U.S.) IA IOWA 4 2 4 4 2 16
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 3 1 6 4 16
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 7 2 3 0 13
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 4 2 2 2 10
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 2 1 1 4 10
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 4 1 1 1 8
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 2 1 2 7
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 2 2 1 1 7
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 1 1 3 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 2 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1679 1891 2218 2658 2805 11251
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 285 296 434 516 512 2043
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 189 140 241 284 231 1085
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 76 75 73 140 136 500
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 49 46 82 106 110 393
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 44 68 51 103 93 359
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 50 57 63 87 74 331
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 32 32 57 56 91 268
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 22 40 45 57 74 238
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 14 26 46 42 37 165
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 19 19 39 40 40 157
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 25 18 32 28 47 150
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 17 12 28 33 37 127
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 12 16 36 29 22 115
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 17 18 22 18 39 114
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 19 18 14 25 23 99
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 22 12 26 19 20 99
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 7 8 16 11 17 59
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 4 4 9 17 24 58
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 6 5 9 16 21 57
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 8 8 12 16 10 54
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 9 5 4 10 19 47
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 2 8 13 15 41
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 3 3 7 9 26
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 2 8 5 10 25
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 3 8 6 5 24
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 4 2 3 8 5 22
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 1 4 2 5 14
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 2 2 5 2 1 12
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 2 0 3 2 8
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 1 3 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 4 1 0 6
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 2 2 1 0 0 5
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 2 1 1 1 0 5
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 1 2 2 5
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 3 1 1 0 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 1 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) NGX NIGERIA 0 1 2 0 0 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 3 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) SCX SEYCHELLES 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CMX CAMEROON 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CWX CURACAO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PEX PERU 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 958 953 1398 1722 1751 6782
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2637 2844 3616 4380 4556 18033



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