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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 181, Acoustics

( 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 15 10 25 13 28 91
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 17 11 11 9 53
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 4 5 10 7 6 32
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 8 2 4 5 8 27
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3 7 4 5 8 27
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 6 4 5 5 4 24
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 0 5 7 8 22
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 4 2 7 6 19
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 6 4 5 1 2 18
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 1 3 2 8 17
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 4 3 2 4 17
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 5 4 0 2 16
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 0 4 3 4 16
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 0 5 5 2 3 15
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 2 2 3 6 1 14
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 3 3 3 2 3 14
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 2 2 5 12
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 0 1 6 2 11
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 0 4 0 3 10
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 2 5 1 8
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 0 3 0 2 8
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 1 4 3 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 3 0 2 8
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 1 2 0 0 6
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 3 0 1 0 6
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 2 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 1 1 2 1 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 89 90 123 106 126 534
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 28 52 44 37 41 202
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 13 17 19 26 18 93
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 3 2 15 11 14 45
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 3 7 7 3 5 25
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 5 3 7 9 25
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 3 3 8 5 23
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 3 2 0 4 4 13
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 4 3 3 1 12
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 2 2 3 3 10
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 1 2 1 1 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 2 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 1 0 1 3 6
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 1 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 2 2 0 1 5
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 3 1 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 2 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 3 0 3
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 3 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 62 112 104 114 118 510
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 151 202 227 220 244 1044



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