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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 292, Closure Fasteners

( 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.) MI MICHIGAN 14 9 18 24 24 89
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 13 6 10 18 20 67
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 8 8 4 4 3 27
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 1 4 6 9 24
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2 4 3 5 9 23
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 4 2 5 8 22
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 2 4 5 7 22
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 5 2 5 2 5 19
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 5 3 6 2 18
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 4 3 4 3 17
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 0 4 4 6 17
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 4 3 2 3 15
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 5 0 3 2 5 15
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 3 1 6 2 15
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 4 1 3 1 11
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 2 1 0 4 4 11
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 0 2 5 0 9
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 2 1 1 3 7
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 0 0 2 4 6
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 1 4 1 0 6
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 0 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 0 2 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 0 2 1 4
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 87 72 83 126 132 500
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 22 24 20 37 39 142
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 15 12 27 30 39 123
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 16 14 23 32 20 105
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 10 5 9 12 2 38
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 4 6 5 10 30
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 9 5 3 8 29
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 2 5 2 3 10 22
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 3 5 5 5 22
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 3 2 3 6 8 22
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 3 3 4 2 13
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 3 1 3 1 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 2 0 2 1 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 0 3 0 3
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 83 91 115 159 154 602
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 170 163 198 285 286 1102



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