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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 81 54 68 59 64 326
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 43 30 27 30 31 161
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 31 29 22 22 27 131
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 24 23 19 22 26 114
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 19 18 26 21 24 108
(U.S.) OH OHIO 19 19 20 19 23 100
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 25 19 22 18 14 98
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 19 28 14 16 17 94
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 17 14 21 18 17 87
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 17 17 14 14 18 80
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 13 21 12 11 9 66
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 19 11 9 20 6 65
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 8 11 13 18 9 59
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 9 11 17 6 13 56
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 10 11 8 15 52
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 16 5 11 8 9 49
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 10 5 13 10 9 47
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 15 7 6 6 9 43
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 9 11 11 8 42
(U.S.) OR OREGON 11 3 5 9 9 37
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 7 8 8 7 7 37
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 6 8 6 6 31
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 6 4 6 10 4 30
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 5 10 4 8 29
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 5 8 4 4 27
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 6 4 6 6 25
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 4 2 5 7 5 23
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 4 2 5 6 4 21
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 2 3 3 6 17
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 6 2 3 2 2 15
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 2 4 2 2 14
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 1 3 3 3 14
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 2 5 0 3 12
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 1 1 3 2 11
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 4 1 2 1 11
(U.S.) ME MAINE 3 3 3 0 0 9
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 2 2 0 2 9
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 2 1 1 1 7
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 2 1 2 0 1 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 2 1 1 5
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 2 1 0 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 488 408 453 416 434 2199
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 76 78 94 78 76 402
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 62 45 58 50 76 291
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 45 32 45 60 50 232
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 27 29 49 48 21 174
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 21 27 23 28 18 117
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 35 17 15 6 13 86
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 7 10 9 9 21 56
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 12 9 11 6 12 50
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 7 5 5 4 27
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 6 5 7 3 2 23
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 5 7 5 3 22
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 2 5 4 4 18
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 2 1 7 4 16
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 0 1 2 3 9
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 2 2 2 2 9
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 2 2 1 1 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 2 1 3 7
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 0 1 3 0 6
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 3 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 1 4 6
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 0 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 1 0 3 5
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 318 280 344 328 326 1596
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 806 688 797 744 760 3795



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