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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 209, Classifying, Separating, and Assorting 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.) TX TEXAS 5 5 8 9 12 39
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 4 8 5 7 12 36
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 9 8 6 4 32
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 3 10 4 8 27
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 6 7 4 2 6 25
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 8 3 5 4 20
(U.S.) OR OREGON 5 3 2 4 2 16
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 3 5 4 1 16
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 3 5 5 2 1 16
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 2 2 5 3 14
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 1 3 4 2 14
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 2 7 2 1 13
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 3 3 1 2 12
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 2 0 4 3 2 11
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 2 2 3 1 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 0 3 1 2 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 4 0 2 1 8
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 0 1 3 2 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 1 1 3 8
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 1 2 0 2 8
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 1 0 2 3 6
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 0 0 2 3 6
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 1 2 0 3 6
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 0 1 3 1 5
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 0 1 0 1 3 5
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 2 2 0 0 5
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 1 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 1 2 0 2 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 61 80 91 82 92 406
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 8 12 25 18 20 83
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 7 11 20 20 14 72
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 8 6 6 12 37
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 9 3 7 9 31
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 5 8 7 6 5 31
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 4 2 7 3 5 21
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 3 3 2 5 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 2 1 3 7 14
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 1 4 2 4 13
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 2 0 2 5 3 12
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 3 3 3 11
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 3 2 2 1 9
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 4 2 1 8
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 2 0 4 1 7
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 1 2 4 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 2 1 1 0 7
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 1 1 0 2 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 2 3 1 0 6
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 0 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 0 3 0 0 5
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MNX MONGOLIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 52 71 105 92 103 423
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 113 151 196 174 195 829



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