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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 297, Chairs and Seats

( 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.) MI MICHIGAN 69 95 85 69 71 389
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 31 29 25 26 40 151
(U.S.) OH OHIO 12 22 18 19 18 89
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 8 14 11 26 20 79
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 22 15 12 16 76
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 12 18 13 13 9 65
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 13 14 14 12 12 65
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 10 14 12 12 14 62
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 10 7 8 9 16 50
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 9 9 11 8 10 47
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 2 11 12 9 11 45
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 8 8 8 6 3 33
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 6 6 3 7 6 28
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 6 4 7 6 27
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 7 3 4 4 8 26
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 6 2 5 6 6 25
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 3 6 5 7 23
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 2 7 6 3 22
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 4 6 4 4 1 19
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 6 2 1 8 19
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 6 5 1 5 18
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 3 7 2 3 18
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 4 2 5 4 16
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 0 4 6 4 15
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 3 3 5 3 15
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 3 3 5 1 14
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 5 3 1 3 14
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 1 1 2 5 12
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 3 2 1 0 11
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 1 1 2 2 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 3 1 1 1 2 8
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 2 2 0 3 7
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 1 3 1 6
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 3 2 0 0 6
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 2 1 1 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 1 0 2 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 2 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 265 341 312 296 328 1542
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 75 108 102 94 107 486
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 66 91 76 83 78 394
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 35 42 33 44 39 193
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 32 18 11 13 14 88
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 13 6 15 14 14 62
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 15 12 6 9 19 61
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 11 10 10 16 7 54
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 14 10 8 5 45
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 4 5 4 9 7 29
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 4 3 7 7 24
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 8 5 2 6 23
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 2 9 5 17
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 4 3 4 0 14
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 3 2 3 3 1 12
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 0 5 2 1 10
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 0 2 3 2 8
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 1 2 1 1 8
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 3 1 0 2 6
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 0 2 1 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) ANX NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 282 333 300 332 323 1570
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 547 674 612 628 651 3112



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