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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 315, Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems

( 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 48 90 152 160 184 634
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 23 30 29 42 46 170
(U.S.) OH OHIO 12 21 15 22 27 97
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 12 18 22 14 28 94
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 8 5 15 32 25 85
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 7 15 20 19 64
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 6 7 12 15 17 57
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 7 6 8 17 17 55
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 12 9 14 15 55
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 4 7 11 21 45
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 5 12 14 7 44
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 4 4 7 22 41
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 2 7 4 15 12 40
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 5 6 8 14 35
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 2 8 6 15 33
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 4 6 6 6 6 28
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 5 4 4 8 4 25
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 2 5 7 10 25
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 3 5 7 6 24
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 2 3 9 7 23
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 3 4 6 5 21
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 1 4 8 5 19
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 3 8 2 2 17
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 3 2 6 14
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 1 1 5 4 13
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 2 2 2 4 12
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 2 6 3 11
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 2 1 2 2 9
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 2 3 3 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 2 0 3 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 1 1 2 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 174 262 373 477 542 1828
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 103 138 188 197 240 866
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 68 110 187 168 186 719
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 40 43 64 74 99 320
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 35 53 77 70 77 312
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 25 23 34 53 108 243
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 14 24 52 43 43 176
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 12 13 19 29 34 107
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 6 13 12 7 27 65
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 7 6 8 15 18 54
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 9 13 6 13 47
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 7 5 6 9 16 43
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 5 6 6 13 12 42
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 4 4 4 5 20
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 2 4 3 5 17
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 4 2 4 11
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 1 4 3 2 10
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 4 0 1 4 10
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 2 0 0 1 6 9
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 2 1 2 2 8
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 1 0 3 1 7
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 0 4 2 7
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 2 3 1 6
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 3 1 0 2 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 2 1 0 1 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 2 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 343 468 692 715 917 3135
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 517 730 1065 1192 1459 4963



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