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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 349, Liquid Crystal Cells, Elements and 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 17 26 41 38 34 156
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 8 10 6 6 6 36
(U.S.) OH OHIO 9 3 10 6 4 32
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 2 2 9 13 27
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 5 6 8 4 2 25
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 3 4 4 8 21
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 5 8 1 0 19
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 6 4 3 4 19
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 2 1 7 6 17
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 3 4 4 0 15
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 2 3 1 6 14
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 4 2 4 0 14
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 1 2 4 4 3 14
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 6 3 1 2 0 12
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 2 2 7 0 11
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 2 1 3 2 8
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 0 2 3 2 1 8
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 1 1 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 2 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 2 0 1 2 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 2 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 69 96 111 114 95 485
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 680 823 832 713 610 3658
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 604 588 545 492 457 2686
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 243 237 271 201 169 1121
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 20 39 50 86 197 392
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 17 13 16 13 12 71
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 15 12 10 7 2 46
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 13 3 6 3 5 30
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 5 4 8 4 6 27
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 8 2 3 1 16
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 3 1 2 7 14
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 5 1 4 3 14
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 2 5 2 9
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 2 1 1 1 8
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 2 0 1 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 3 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 2 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1609 1746 1750 1541 1480 8126
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1678 1842 1861 1655 1575 8611



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