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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 166, Wells (shafts or deep borings in the earth, e.g., for oil and gas)

( 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.) TX TEXAS 337 497 422 515 556 2327
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 76 119 79 94 105 473
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 35 38 35 54 39 201
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 15 14 15 21 14 79
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 12 16 9 11 11 59
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 6 5 12 11 39
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 2 10 8 9 6 35
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 8 8 5 4 28
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 6 4 8 7 25
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 2 6 1 5 5 19
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 1 1 6 10 19
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 1 1 5 6 19
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 5 3 1 4 6 19
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 5 2 4 7 18
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 4 2 7 4 17
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 7 2 3 4 17
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 1 1 1 2 11 16
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 5 5 1 0 5 16
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 3 2 0 10 15
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 1 3 1 5 15
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 5 2 3 1 14
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 6 0 4 1 3 14
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 3 3 1 3 12
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 0 3 5 0 3 11
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 3 1 1 7
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 0 1 3 2 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 3 0 2 6
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 2 0 2 2 6
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 0 1 0 2 2 5
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 0 2 1 2 5
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 3 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 2 1 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 533 779 631 784 852 3579
 
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 38 75 72 84 97 366
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 45 75 65 67 61 313
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 21 25 22 36 32 136
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 11 23 15 21 44 114
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 6 10 6 11 23 56
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 11 12 10 9 13 55
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 6 8 3 6 8 31
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 6 2 10 11 30
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 3 0 3 3 9 18
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 6 2 3 2 13
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 7 2 1 2 13
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 4 2 4 3 13
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 4 2 0 3 11
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 1 3 4 1 11
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 1 1 3 5 11
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 3 3 0 2 3 11
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 1 2 0 4 2 9
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 0 1 0 3 4 8
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 0 2 3 6
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 2 3 0 0 5
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 2 2 1 0 5
(Foreign) OMX OMAN 1 0 1 0 3 5
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 1 2 2 0 5
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 1 1 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 0 3 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) BNX BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) AOX ANGOLA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) AZX AZERBAIJAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BHX BAHRAIN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NGX NIGERIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 158 282 226 285 344 1295
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 691 1061 857 1069 1196 4874



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