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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 248, Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.)

( 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 51 81 54 68 59 313
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 27 43 30 27 30 157
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 20 31 29 22 22 124
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 22 19 18 26 21 106
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 14 25 19 22 18 98
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 10 24 23 19 22 98
(U.S.) OH OHIO 16 19 19 20 19 93
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 19 28 14 16 92
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 14 17 14 21 18 84
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 9 17 17 14 14 71
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 9 19 11 9 20 68
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 9 13 21 12 11 66
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 12 8 11 13 18 62
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 12 9 11 17 6 55
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 16 5 11 8 45
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 6 8 10 11 8 43
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 8 15 7 6 6 42
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 3 10 5 13 10 41
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 4 3 9 11 11 38
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 7 7 8 8 7 37
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 8 6 4 6 10 34
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 11 3 5 9 32
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 5 6 8 6 28
(U.S.) IA IOWA 5 3 6 4 6 24
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 4 2 5 7 24
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 2 5 10 4 24
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 6 5 8 4 23
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 4 4 2 5 6 21
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 5 3 4 1 2 15
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 4 2 4 2 14
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 3 2 3 3 14
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 2 2 5 0 14
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 6 2 3 2 14
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 3 4 1 1 3 12
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 4 1 3 3 12
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 3 3 3 0 9
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 3 1 0 2 1 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 3 2 2 0 7
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 2 2 1 1 7
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 1 0 2 1 6
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 3 1 1 1 0 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 2 1 2 0 6
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 339 488 408 453 416 2104
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 74 76 78 94 78 400
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 44 62 45 58 50 259
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 40 45 32 45 60 222
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 7 27 29 49 48 160
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 23 21 27 23 28 122
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 32 35 17 15 6 105
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 11 7 10 9 9 46
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 12 9 11 6 42
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 6 7 5 5 29
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 6 5 7 3 21
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 2 5 7 5 19
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 3 2 5 4 19
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 2 2 1 7 12
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 4 0 1 1 3 9
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 0 1 3 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 1 2 2 2 7
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 3 0 1 2 6
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 2 2 1 6
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 1 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 3 0 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 258 318 280 344 328 1528
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 597 806 688 797 744 3632



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