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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 95 133 154 170 186 738
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 49 49 50 48 62 258
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 38 48 32 37 53 208
(U.S.) OH OHIO 27 57 34 22 51 191
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 27 31 22 40 47 167
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 26 31 31 28 50 166
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 19 33 27 31 34 144
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 21 25 24 29 32 131
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 15 17 27 28 39 126
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 24 21 24 24 28 121
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 7 17 21 24 32 101
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 17 23 17 22 16 95
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 23 19 12 15 22 91
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 16 15 11 6 18 66
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 8 14 7 22 13 64
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 11 12 7 13 17 60
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 10 9 12 19 10 60
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 11 12 10 14 10 57
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 11 10 7 11 9 48
(U.S.) IA IOWA 7 6 11 10 9 43
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 13 12 6 5 41
(U.S.) UT UTAH 6 8 7 8 10 39
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 10 6 6 8 38
(U.S.) OR OREGON 7 4 5 9 13 38
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 7 6 4 10 31
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 9 4 7 3 7 30
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 1 6 4 12 28
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 8 1 7 5 6 27
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 9 4 6 5 25
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 5 5 4 7 24
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 4 6 6 3 3 22
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 8 3 3 3 2 19
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 4 1 3 5 14
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 1 2 4 2 14
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 7 1 0 1 10
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 1 6 0 8
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 4 0 1 1 8
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 0 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 2 2 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 3 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 1 0 3 5
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 547 681 628 698 849 3403
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 268 323 258 279 404 1532
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 222 296 299 342 367 1526
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 109 137 132 128 177 683
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 42 94 73 80 115 404
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 31 92 77 89 105 394
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 26 35 30 20 35 146
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 12 15 28 31 48 134
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 22 23 10 17 21 93
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 10 20 22 9 26 87
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 9 21 12 16 22 80
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 4 7 11 15 41
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 11 13 3 6 6 39
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 9 5 6 6 30
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 4 0 11 10 28
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 6 4 1 9 23
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 8 5 2 3 20
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 6 6 1 4 19
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 4 4 7 1 17
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 1 6 8 1 17
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 6 1 2 7 16
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 2 4 5 12
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 5 2 1 2 11
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 2 1 4 0 9
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 1 2 1 3 8
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 0 1 2 2 7
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 1 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 1 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 1 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 2 2 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 797 1133 999 1082 1401 5412
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1344 1814 1627 1780 2250 8815



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