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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 324, Electricity: Measuring and Testing

( 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 203 239 210 185 184 1021
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 93 131 84 100 99 507
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 51 59 49 61 52 272
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 43 31 35 40 51 200
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 25 28 38 26 26 143
(U.S.) OR OREGON 46 36 27 13 15 137
(U.S.) OH OHIO 21 27 23 33 30 134
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 26 18 17 31 21 113
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 27 23 21 18 16 105
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 28 16 26 17 17 104
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 25 20 17 15 21 98
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 17 33 22 13 10 95
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 15 19 12 8 20 74
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 16 12 13 15 16 72
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 16 14 10 15 16 71
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 6 6 15 17 20 64
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 10 13 14 12 10 59
(U.S.) UT UTAH 14 4 15 14 12 59
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 11 11 12 13 9 56
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 12 19 9 8 56
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 11 10 8 12 7 48
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 10 8 10 5 15 48
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 10 10 9 8 43
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 7 6 16 7 3 39
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 15 7 11 1 3 37
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 9 8 9 1 6 33
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 5 5 6 7 9 32
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 10 6 4 2 5 27
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 6 10 1 5 3 25
(U.S.) IA IOWA 5 2 4 3 1 15
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 4 3 3 2 15
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 2 2 2 4 12
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 3 1 3 2 11
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 2 4 5 11
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 2 2 2 11
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 4 2 0 4 11
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 1 0 0 3 5
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 2 2 0 5
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 0 0 2 1 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 0 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 2 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 805 845 774 727 744 3895
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 386 441 322 329 436 1914
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 173 202 189 210 246 1020
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 47 113 68 87 91 406
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 74 78 66 62 68 348
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 29 34 33 62 59 217
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 30 41 38 47 58 214
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 30 38 42 52 47 209
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 37 32 22 37 41 169
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 21 15 12 17 29 94
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 19 17 15 20 21 92
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 11 17 25 17 20 90
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 11 17 20 7 15 70
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 14 7 16 11 17 65
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 5 17 11 7 10 50
(Foreign) INX INDIA 2 7 9 14 13 45
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 8 9 13 8 6 44
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 7 6 7 1 12 33
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 4 5 8 7 27
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 4 11 3 6 26
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 6 6 4 7 24
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 2 7 5 7 23
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 3 5 4 4 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 2 3 3 2 13
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 5 2 3 2 1 13
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 4 2 2 4 1 13
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 6 7 13
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 2 1 2 7 12
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 2 2 2 3 10
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 0 3 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 1 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) OMX OMAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 929 1135 960 1041 1254 5319
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1734 1980 1734 1768 1998 9214



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