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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 285, Pipe Joints or Couplings

( 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.) TX TEXAS 28 24 18 12 12 94
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 28 16 14 11 9 78
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 15 18 18 14 8 73
(U.S.) OH OHIO 14 14 9 7 12 56
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 4 13 5 5 1 28
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 3 4 8 8 25
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 4 4 5 5 22
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 5 4 5 4 3 21
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 4 5 1 4 20
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 4 3 3 3 4 17
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 0 2 8 5 17
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3 4 1 3 5 16
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 4 3 1 4 16
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 1 3 3 4 13
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 3 4 3 2 13
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 6 0 2 3 12
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 2 1 4 3 11
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 1 1 3 3 9
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 4 1 1 2 9
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 3 1 2 1 8
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 2 4 1 0 8
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 4 1 2 8
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 0 0 4 1 7
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 3 2 0 2 7
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 3 0 1 6
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 3 0 0 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 140 146 117 115 114 632
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 31 43 33 30 26 163
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 32 28 29 30 20 139
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 13 22 18 23 12 88
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 14 15 11 7 10 57
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 8 13 9 11 10 51
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 8 9 3 4 28
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 6 4 5 7 6 28
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 4 5 5 7 2 23
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 3 4 3 5 19
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 5 7 1 4 18
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 4 1 2 2 13
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 3 1 4 2 10
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 1 5 2 1 10
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 2 1 4 1 9
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 2 2 1 2 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 2 0 0 2 6
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 1 2 1 0 5
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 2 1 1 5
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 2 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 129 174 148 144 113 708
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 269 320 265 259 227 1340



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