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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 257, Active Solid-State Devices (e.g., Transistors, Solid-State Diodes)

( 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 619 689 696 865 989 3858
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 304 313 262 410 497 1786
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 187 160 142 154 185 828
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 123 120 119 111 164 637
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 125 117 102 105 130 579
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 131 91 98 105 100 525
(U.S.) OR OREGON 109 73 83 79 92 436
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 68 62 43 84 85 342
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 43 56 71 72 66 308
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 48 48 42 46 35 219
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 30 31 31 33 34 159
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 25 31 32 32 38 158
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 24 24 21 25 30 124
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 28 18 19 30 28 123
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 28 18 16 26 22 110
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 16 14 20 22 14 86
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 14 13 17 29 84
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 12 18 13 18 20 81
(U.S.) ME MAINE 20 19 15 10 12 76
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 14 13 13 14 16 70
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 15 10 16 11 16 68
(U.S.) UT UTAH 11 18 13 11 14 67
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 13 14 10 4 17 58
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 7 11 8 16 8 50
(U.S.) OH OHIO 11 8 7 10 7 43
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 3 6 6 10 12 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 4 6 13 11 37
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 5 3 5 9 10 32
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 3 6 10 6 30
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 4 4 6 6 28
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 3 4 2 4 15
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 3 2 4 2 12
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 1 2 5 1 11
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 2 0 1 4 10
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 1 1 1 4 10
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 0 5 2 0 10
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 3 3 1 2 0 9
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 1 3 1 3 8
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 2066 2026 1952 2383 2720 11147
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 2348 2284 2282 2711 2998 12623
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1015 1169 1007 1275 1600 6066
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 656 694 764 1050 1312 4476
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 343 313 282 351 425 1714
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 76 122 146 135 156 635
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 40 49 62 117 188 456
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 57 59 71 84 128 399
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 28 36 46 69 53 232
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 26 27 26 41 54 174
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 26 39 27 39 38 169
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 26 30 30 23 46 155
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 33 19 26 32 40 150
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 17 24 26 44 37 148
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 28 28 24 25 38 143
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 19 12 14 20 23 88
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 8 15 8 17 25 73
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 12 8 17 13 19 69
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 12 11 11 10 17 61
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 9 5 12 15 44
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 3 6 18 14 42
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 5 8 5 8 4 30
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 8 5 6 0 3 22
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 5 2 3 3 17
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 2 3 7 5 17
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 0 3 1 5 11
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 1 2 1 2 9
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 2 4 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 0 2 2 1 7
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 0 2 2 1 0 5
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 4804 4978 4913 6126 7262 28083
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 6870 7004 6865 8509 9982 39230



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