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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 134, Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids

( 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 36 42 49 56 65 248
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 15 23 21 32 102
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 8 5 17 16 11 57
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 6 9 12 10 15 52
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 9 5 8 9 17 48
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 3 9 7 6 36
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 3 8 8 11 4 34
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 5 3 7 11 8 34
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 5 8 5 4 31
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 5 5 9 6 30
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 8 4 7 5 28
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 7 5 8 3 26
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 5 4 2 8 5 24
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 5 8 3 4 3 23
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 7 2 6 5 20
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 8 5 2 1 3 19
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 3 5 6 5 19
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 4 3 3 5 19
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 8 4 2 3 18
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 3 1 4 5 4 17
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 4 2 1 8 17
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 3 4 5 1 4 17
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 4 4 2 1 1 12
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 3 2 4 1 12
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 3 4 1 2 12
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 0 1 2 5 11
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 2 0 3 2 9
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 1 3 3 0 8
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 2 1 1 3 7
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 1 1 0 2 6
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 1 0 3 4
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 162 187 211 227 248 1035
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 48 67 89 82 84 370
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 22 32 47 68 79 248
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 24 36 36 20 17 133
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 6 9 9 10 35
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 8 5 7 6 32
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 5 6 7 8 28
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 4 8 4 6 25
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 3 8 0 4 7 22
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 2 3 3 7 6 21
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 5 5 4 6 21
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 4 1 5 7 19
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 4 1 2 6 14
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 2 3 3 1 10
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 3 0 5 1 9
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 4 2 2 0 8
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 2 4 0 7
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 3 2 0 2 7
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 2 2 0 1 6
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 0 2 1 1 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 4 5
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 1 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 125 202 231 238 259 1055
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 287 389 442 465 507 2090



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