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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 221, Article Dispensing

( 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.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 7 11 8 7 13 46
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 11 10 5 9 7 42
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 6 9 8 9 6 38
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 1 5 4 5 20
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 2 4 4 4 19
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 5 6 0 3 3 17
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 2 4 1 4 6 17
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2 6 4 1 3 16
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 1 0 1 6 13
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 2 1 1 3 10
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 1 1 1 4 10
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 4 1 3 1 0 9
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 1 2 4 1 9
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 2 2 3 8
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 1 3 1 1 1 7
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 1 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 0 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 1 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 3 0 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 1 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 0 1 2 1 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 78 72 51 66 71 338
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 9 9 6 7 10 41
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 3 4 3 3 1 14
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 2 1 2 3 4 12
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 4 2 1 5 12
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 6 2 1 3 0 12
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 2 3 2 4 12
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 0 3 0 4 4 11
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 1 1 2 2 8
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 0 2 1 2 2 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 2 1 2 1 6
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 2 0 3 5
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 33 32 24 34 46 169
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 111 104 75 100 117 507



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