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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 362, Illumination

( 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 133 154 170 186 206 849
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 49 50 48 62 69 278
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 48 32 37 53 39 209
(U.S.) OH OHIO 57 34 22 51 38 202
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 31 22 40 47 42 182
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 31 31 28 50 33 173
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 17 27 28 39 41 152
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 25 24 29 32 41 151
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 33 27 31 34 24 149
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 17 21 24 32 48 142
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 21 24 24 28 27 124
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 23 17 22 16 29 107
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 19 12 15 22 18 86
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 11 6 18 32 82
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 12 7 13 17 24 73
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 14 7 22 13 16 72
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 12 10 14 10 18 64
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 9 12 19 10 12 62
(U.S.) IA IOWA 6 11 10 9 18 54
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 13 12 6 5 13 49
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 10 7 11 9 4 41
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 10 6 6 8 8 38
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 5 9 13 7 38
(U.S.) UT UTAH 8 7 8 10 5 38
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 7 6 4 10 8 35
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 6 4 12 10 33
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 9 4 6 5 8 32
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 7 3 7 9 30
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 5 4 7 2 23
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 6 6 3 3 4 22
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 7 5 6 0 19
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 1 3 5 3 16
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 2 4 2 5 14
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 3 3 2 3 14
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 7 1 0 1 1 10
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 1 6 0 0 8
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 0 2 3 7
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 2 2 1 1 6
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 0 1 0 2 6
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 4 0 1 1 0 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 0 2 1 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 2 2 0 5
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 3 1 5
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 681 628 698 849 878 3734
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 323 258 279 405 424 1689
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 296 299 342 367 354 1658
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 137 132 128 177 239 813
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 92 77 89 105 143 506
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 94 73 80 115 119 481
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 15 28 31 48 39 161
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 35 30 20 35 32 152
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 20 22 9 26 29 106
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 23 10 17 21 23 94
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 21 12 16 22 14 85
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 7 11 15 18 55
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 0 11 10 9 34
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 13 3 6 6 6 34
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 9 5 6 6 3 29
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 6 6 1 4 9 26
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 6 4 1 9 4 24
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 4 4 7 1 5 21
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 8 5 2 3 3 21
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 6 1 2 7 3 19
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 6 8 1 3 19
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 5 2 1 2 8 18
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 2 4 5 5 17
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 2 1 3 5 12
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 1 4 0 4 11
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 2 2 2 7
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 1 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 2 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) GIX GIBRALTAR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1133 999 1082 1402 1516 6132
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1814 1627 1780 2251 2394 9866



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