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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 451 619 689 696 865 3320
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 186 304 313 262 410 1475
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 146 187 160 142 154 789
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 98 123 120 119 111 571
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 92 125 117 102 105 541
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 75 131 91 98 105 500
(U.S.) OR OREGON 81 109 73 83 79 425
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 39 68 62 43 84 296
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 43 43 56 71 72 285
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 16 48 48 42 46 200
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 28 30 31 31 33 153
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 22 25 31 32 32 142
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 17 24 24 21 25 111
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 14 28 18 19 30 109
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 13 28 18 16 26 101
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 22 16 14 20 22 94
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 12 18 13 18 74
(U.S.) ME MAINE 5 20 19 15 10 69
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 11 14 13 17 66
(U.S.) UT UTAH 10 11 18 13 11 63
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 9 14 13 13 14 63
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 9 15 10 16 11 61
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 13 14 10 4 49
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 7 11 8 16 47
(U.S.) OH OHIO 7 11 8 7 10 43
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 11 8 4 4 6 33
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 7 3 4 6 13 33
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 5 3 6 10 29
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 3 6 6 10 27
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 5 3 5 9 24
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 2 3 4 2 13
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 0 5 2 12
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 3 3 1 2 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 0 1 3 1 10
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 3 2 4 10
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 2 1 2 5 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 3 2 0 1 8
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 3 1 1 1 8
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 0 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 2 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1464 2066 2026 1952 2383 9891
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 1649 2348 2284 2283 2711 11275
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 633 1015 1169 1007 1275 5099
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 445 656 694 764 1050 3609
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 184 343 313 282 351 1473
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 42 76 122 146 135 521
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 46 57 59 71 84 317
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 13 40 49 62 117 281
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 42 28 36 46 69 221
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 12 26 39 27 39 143
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 21 26 27 26 41 141
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 20 26 30 30 23 129
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 12 17 24 26 44 123
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 17 28 28 24 25 122
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 10 33 19 26 32 120
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 8 19 12 14 20 73
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 8 12 8 17 13 58
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 12 12 11 11 10 56
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 5 8 15 8 17 53
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 6 3 9 5 12 35
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 6 5 8 5 8 32
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 3 6 18 28
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 5 8 5 6 0 24
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 4 5 2 3 18
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 2 3 7 12
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 3 1 2 1 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 0 2 2 7
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 2 0 3 1 7
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 1 0 2 2 1 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 2 0 2 4
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 1 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 3206 4804 4978 4914 6126 24028
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 4670 6870 7004 6866 8509 33919



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