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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 195 235 237 329 352 1348
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 79 87 90 120 123 499
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 81 70 79 96 101 427
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 65 75 87 97 84 408
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 59 85 79 91 89 403
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 54 43 71 79 83 330
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 61 61 63 56 64 305
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 32 41 55 73 66 267
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 50 46 44 55 54 249
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 36 43 28 52 66 225
(U.S.) OH OHIO 36 37 40 59 52 224
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 26 51 38 43 57 215
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 40 44 38 38 43 203
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 44 32 43 37 34 190
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 28 24 30 30 25 137
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 13 23 32 26 40 134
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 39 23 23 24 23 132
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 28 26 27 24 23 128
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 25 20 22 28 30 125
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 13 20 20 26 43 122
(U.S.) OR OREGON 20 17 27 15 29 108
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 22 19 15 19 18 93
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 18 18 24 11 16 87
(U.S.) UT UTAH 16 21 19 13 14 83
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 10 18 15 10 10 63
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 13 7 7 15 20 62
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 12 15 14 10 59
(U.S.) IA IOWA 7 15 5 9 20 56
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 11 8 18 10 52
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 18 5 9 13 7 52
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 9 9 14 14 51
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 8 7 11 12 44
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 6 11 9 8 7 41
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 9 10 1 12 7 39
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 3 6 8 2 11 30
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 9 8 2 2 2 23
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 4 5 7 3 20
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 3 2 2 3 13
(U.S.) ME MAINE 3 0 1 3 5 12
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 4 4 1 1 2 12
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 3 2 1 2 3 11
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 2 3 5 0 10
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 3 2 2 1 2 10
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 2 0 2 1 4 9
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 2 1 2 3 9
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 1 3 2 0 8
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 2 2 2 1 8
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 2 1 1 7
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 2 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1204 1306 1352 1599 1687 7148
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 242 321 308 366 351 1588
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 85 101 112 153 158 609
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 40 63 67 89 102 361
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 43 62 64 106 75 350
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 42 55 68 67 81 313
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 33 54 55 59 80 281
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 40 42 47 60 48 237
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 20 22 14 34 45 135
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 18 17 25 27 18 105
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 10 19 13 14 25 81
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 11 12 21 16 18 78
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 7 9 17 13 24 70
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 6 11 11 24 16 68
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 8 17 10 15 13 63
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 10 11 11 11 20 63
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 12 13 11 14 13 63
(Foreign) INX INDIA 4 6 12 9 24 55
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 9 3 11 6 31
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 10 4 4 2 21
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 2 3 8 6 20
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 3 6 2 5 4 20
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 7 7 3 18
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 3 3 5 3 15
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 6 2 4 14
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 3 3 0 5 14
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 4 2 3 3 14
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 2 1 4 0 7 14
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 2 3 2 2 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 0 2 4 9
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 0 2 2 2 7
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 0 1 1 2 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) BDX BANGLADESH 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BAX BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BHX BAHRAIN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 660 885 916 1138 1179 4778
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1864 2191 2268 2737 2866 11926



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