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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 50 48 90 152 160 500
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 22 23 30 29 42 146
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 7 12 18 22 14 73
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 12 21 15 22 70
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 3 8 5 15 32 63
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 10 3 7 15 20 55
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 9 5 12 9 14 49
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 7 6 7 12 15 47
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 8 7 6 8 17 46
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 6 5 12 14 38
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 8 2 4 7 11 32
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 1 2 7 4 15 29
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 4 4 6 6 6 26
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 2 5 6 8 25
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 5 4 4 8 24
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 2 2 8 6 23
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 2 2 3 9 23
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 4 4 4 7 20
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 1 2 5 7 19
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 3 3 5 7 19
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 2 3 8 2 17
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 3 3 4 6 16
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 1 4 8 14
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 2 1 1 5 10
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 2 2 2 2 9
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 1 2 3 2 9
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 0 0 2 6 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 1 2 0 3 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 2 1 2 7
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 0 1 2 3 7
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 167 174 262 373 477 1453
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 98 103 138 188 197 724
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 47 68 110 187 168 580
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 32 40 43 64 74 253
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 13 35 53 77 70 248
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 9 25 23 34 53 144
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 7 14 24 52 43 140
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 12 12 13 19 29 85
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 6 13 12 7 43
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 4 7 6 8 15 40
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 3 6 9 13 6 37
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 5 5 6 6 13 35
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 7 5 6 9 27
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 3 4 4 4 17
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 3 2 4 3 12
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 0 1 4 3 11
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 2 1 0 3 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 0 1 4 2 8
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 1 4 0 1 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 2 1 2 6
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 0 1 0 4 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 2 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 2 3 5
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 0 3 1 0 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 251 343 468 692 715 2469
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 418 517 730 1065 1192 3922



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