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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 271 231 242 267 275 1286
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 105 85 68 87 103 448
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 76 74 77 69 63 359
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 40 43 37 47 35 202
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 38 36 41 32 39 186
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 30 38 34 39 33 174
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 23 36 23 38 45 165
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 19 33 23 34 38 147
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 32 25 31 31 25 144
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 32 35 23 28 26 144
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 16 26 16 40 46 144
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 18 29 21 16 38 122
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 15 17 24 21 28 105
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 18 20 17 21 27 103
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 15 13 13 14 28 83
(U.S.) OH OHIO 19 17 13 13 15 77
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 13 15 12 17 18 75
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 7 17 23 11 15 73
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 11 12 13 16 16 68
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 11 11 17 13 15 67
(U.S.) OR OREGON 17 10 13 9 14 63
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 12 5 13 10 20 60
(U.S.) IA IOWA 10 10 12 5 9 46
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 9 6 7 10 7 39
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 5 7 9 11 36
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 5 8 12 3 34
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 7 4 5 12 33
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 9 8 1 7 6 31
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 6 4 4 5 11 30
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 5 5 5 5 5 25
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 4 9 2 4 23
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 5 2 10 5 23
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 6 3 4 4 22
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 3 7 4 5 21
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 7 3 4 2 3 19
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 3 2 3 1 10
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 1 2 2 2 8
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 4 2 0 1 7
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 2 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 2 2 0 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 1 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 921 913 881 967 1054 4736
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 604 618 592 615 605 3034
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 362 409 441 482 423 2117
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 171 203 229 270 216 1089
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 116 122 144 147 175 704
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 109 119 107 127 119 581
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 41 41 33 43 63 221
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 37 44 37 46 48 212
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 17 8 25 29 43 122
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 5 9 14 15 25 68
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 6 9 15 16 17 63
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 8 13 10 16 15 62
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 12 16 10 15 61
(Foreign) INX INDIA 12 8 9 12 13 54
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 8 4 7 10 25 54
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 12 11 10 9 11 53
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 10 5 13 12 7 47
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 6 0 14 10 6 36
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 3 8 5 8 28
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 5 3 10 3 24
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 8 3 5 2 19
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 1 1 4 7 18
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 3 3 5 5 2 18
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 3 0 5 6 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 4 5 0 2 5 16
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 3 3 2 4 15
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 4 4 2 1 13
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 3 1 3 2 3 12
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 3 5 2 1 12
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 1 0 2 3 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 3 0 3 0 6
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 1 1 2 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 3 1 1 1 0 6
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 2 0 0 0 2 4
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1571 1682 1758 1925 1882 8818
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2492 2595 2639 2892 2936 13554



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