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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 261, Gas and Liquid Contact Apparatus

( 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 8 4 8 9 6 35
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 4 5 10 9 6 34
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 3 5 10 3 7 28
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 5 6 3 8 27
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 4 7 3 5 21
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 2 3 5 2 16
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 1 0 6 5 14
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 7 2 2 1 13
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 4 3 3 1 12
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 3 3 0 3 12
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 2 0 2 4 3 11
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 2 3 2 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 4 1 2 2 9
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 2 2 1 3 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 2 1 4 7
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 0 3 1 1 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 1 2 3 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 3 1 1 2 7
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 0 3 1 0 6
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 4 2 0 0 6
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 2 1 1 1 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 0 0 1 2 6
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 1 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 2 2 0 5
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 4 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 0 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 2 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 49 65 83 68 78 343
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 11 18 22 23 11 85
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 10 10 10 14 13 57
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 2 4 9 8 24
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 6 7 1 3 22
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 1 5 3 10 21
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 3 4 6 3 3 19
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 4 5 3 4 18
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 4 4 6 1 2 17
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 3 1 4 11
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 3 2 0 0 8
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 2 5 7
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 0 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 0 0 3 4
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 1 0 2 1 4
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 1 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 2 0 4
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 1 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 2 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 54 63 77 69 80 343
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 103 128 160 137 158 686



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