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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 361, Electricity: Electrical Systems and Devices

( 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 223 271 231 242 267 1234
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 102 105 85 68 87 447
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 68 76 74 77 69 364
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 47 40 43 37 47 214
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 40 38 36 41 32 187
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 40 30 38 34 39 181
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 43 32 35 23 28 161
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 32 32 25 31 31 151
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 27 23 36 23 38 147
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 30 16 26 16 40 128
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 17 19 33 23 34 126
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 26 18 20 17 21 102
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 18 29 21 16 95
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 15 15 17 24 21 92
(U.S.) OH OHIO 13 19 17 13 13 75
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 12 13 15 12 17 69
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 11 7 17 23 11 69
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 14 11 12 13 16 66
(U.S.) OR OREGON 16 17 10 13 9 65
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 12 11 11 17 13 64
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 15 13 13 14 62
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 10 12 5 13 10 50
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 10 10 12 5 40
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 9 6 7 10 36
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 6 5 8 12 32
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 9 8 1 7 31
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 4 5 7 9 27
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 5 7 4 5 25
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 6 6 4 4 5 25
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 1 5 2 10 23
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 5 6 3 4 22
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 5 5 5 5 22
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 7 3 4 2 20
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 4 4 9 2 20
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 2 3 7 4 16
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 3 2 3 11
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 4 1 1 2 2 10
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 2 1 2 0 1 6
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 0 2 2 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 4 2 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 2 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 2 0 2 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 2 0 3
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 2 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 2 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 871 921 913 881 967 4553
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 420 604 618 592 615 2849
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 348 362 409 441 482 2042
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 128 171 203 229 270 1001
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 114 116 122 144 147 643
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 71 109 119 107 127 533
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 35 37 44 37 46 199
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 24 41 41 33 43 182
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 18 17 8 25 29 97
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 12 8 13 10 16 59
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 11 8 12 16 10 57
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 11 5 9 14 15 54
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 6 9 15 16 49
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 5 12 11 10 9 47
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 12 8 9 12 44
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 3 10 5 13 12 43
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 4 6 0 14 10 34
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 8 4 7 10 33
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 5 3 5 3 10 26
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 4 3 8 5 24
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 3 1 8 3 5 20
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 3 3 3 5 5 19
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 5 3 3 3 2 16
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 2 4 4 2 15
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 4 5 0 2 14
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 2 3 0 5 13
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 5 1 1 4 11
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 3 1 3 2 11
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 3 5 2 11
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 3 0 3 0 3 9
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 3 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 1 1 0 2 5
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 2 1 4
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 2 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1250 1571 1682 1758 1925 8186
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2121 2492 2595 2639 2892 12739



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