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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 375, Pulse or Digital Communications

( 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 639 641 902 949 1067 4198
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 135 123 155 129 155 697
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 88 81 121 125 107 522
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 77 64 78 75 68 362
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 60 58 65 66 59 308
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 42 50 67 64 66 289
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 50 49 53 54 29 235
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 35 42 53 34 32 196
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 24 29 44 41 52 190
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 26 31 26 33 36 152
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 30 23 25 31 41 150
(U.S.) OR OREGON 26 19 21 21 30 117
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 26 16 21 23 25 111
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 18 15 15 21 36 105
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 13 15 30 30 16 104
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 21 13 18 19 16 87
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 11 13 18 16 24 82
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 20 12 11 13 23 79
(U.S.) IA IOWA 8 9 8 11 3 39
(U.S.) UT UTAH 14 5 4 4 11 38
(U.S.) OH OHIO 8 5 9 4 9 35
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 8 11 6 3 31
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 5 4 6 9 26
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 3 7 5 3 23
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 3 2 7 5 19
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 4 4 0 3 17
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 4 4 3 1 17
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 5 1 3 4 2 15
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 1 1 4 3 12
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 1 3 1 5 10
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 3 4 1 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 2 1 4 9
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 2 0 2 0 7
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 1 4 5
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 1 2 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1413 1349 1794 1813 1954 8323
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 486 558 814 718 637 3213
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 302 369 551 610 533 2365
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 120 117 221 178 172 808
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 110 104 138 142 163 657
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 86 76 120 141 167 590
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 52 61 114 149 189 565
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 77 82 117 103 135 514
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 50 45 90 108 123 416
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 60 38 62 86 91 337
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 46 45 53 73 111 328
(Foreign) INX INDIA 29 33 49 59 83 253
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 40 26 32 48 45 191
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 17 18 13 57 31 136
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 17 17 26 21 25 106
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 10 19 17 28 22 96
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 9 4 16 23 19 71
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 19 10 17 11 13 70
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 12 13 14 14 15 68
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 6 4 16 13 22 61
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 12 10 10 9 10 51
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 5 7 8 12 18 50
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 1 4 10 14 32
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 4 4 3 11 3 25
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 6 3 6 3 4 22
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 5 3 4 1 16
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 1 6 6 0 0 13
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 3 3 2 2 2 12
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 3 0 4 2 11
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 0 1 3 5 10
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 2 4 4 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 2 5 1 1 9
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 2 1 3 2 0 8
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 1 2 2 0 5
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 2 3 5
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 0 2 2 5
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 0 1 3 5
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 2 2 0 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 2 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 2 1 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 2 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1595 1694 2544 2658 2672 11163
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 3008 3043 4338 4471 4626 19486



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