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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 340, Communications: Electrical

( 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 235 237 329 352 370 1523
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 87 90 120 123 129 549
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 70 79 96 101 95 441
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 75 87 97 84 89 432
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 85 79 91 89 83 427
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 43 71 79 83 90 366
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 61 63 56 64 73 317
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 41 55 73 66 64 299
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 46 44 55 54 58 257
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 43 28 52 66 58 247
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 51 38 43 57 43 232
(U.S.) OH OHIO 37 40 59 52 42 230
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 44 38 38 43 44 207
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 32 43 37 34 48 194
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 23 32 26 40 48 169
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 20 22 28 30 45 145
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 20 20 26 43 29 138
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 24 30 30 25 20 129
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 26 27 24 23 26 126
(U.S.) OR OREGON 17 27 15 29 28 116
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 23 23 24 23 16 109
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 18 24 11 16 15 84
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 19 15 19 18 11 82
(U.S.) UT UTAH 21 19 13 14 14 81
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 7 7 15 20 18 67
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 11 8 18 10 17 64
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 9 9 14 14 17 63
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 12 15 14 10 12 63
(U.S.) IA IOWA 15 5 9 20 12 61
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 18 15 10 10 5 58
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 8 7 11 12 17 55
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 11 9 8 7 2 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 5 9 13 7 2 36
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 6 8 2 11 7 34
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 10 1 12 7 4 34
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 4 5 7 3 10 29
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 8 2 2 2 5 19
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 2 2 3 4 14
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 4 1 1 2 5 13
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 3 5 2 11
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 2 3 5 0 1 11
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 2 2 1 3 10
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 1 2 3 1 9
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 1 2 3 1 9
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 2 1 4 1 8
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 3 2 0 2 8
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 2 1 1 3 8
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 2 2 1 2 1 8
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 2 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1306 1352 1599 1687 1693 7637
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 321 308 366 349 313 1657
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 101 112 153 158 162 686
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 63 67 89 102 125 446
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 62 64 106 75 98 405
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 55 68 67 81 101 372
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 54 55 59 80 57 305
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 42 47 60 48 63 260
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 22 14 34 45 45 160
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 17 25 27 18 32 119
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 19 13 14 25 24 95
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 12 21 16 18 26 93
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 11 11 24 16 24 86
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 9 17 13 24 22 85
(Foreign) INX INDIA 6 12 9 24 26 77
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 17 10 15 13 20 75
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 11 11 11 20 20 73
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 13 11 14 13 18 69
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 9 3 11 6 9 38
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 10 4 4 2 11 31
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 3 8 6 8 27
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 7 7 3 9 27
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 6 2 5 4 3 20
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 3 0 5 6 17
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 1 4 0 7 5 17
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 3 3 5 3 3 17
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 6 2 4 2 15
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 4 2 3 3 3 15
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 3 2 2 4 13
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 2 2 2 5 11
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 2 4 3 10
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) BDX BANGLADESH 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 2 1 4
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 1 1 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) BAX BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BHX BAHRAIN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 885 916 1138 1177 1268 5384
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2191 2268 2737 2864 2961 13021



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