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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 494 639 641 902 949 3625
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 109 135 123 155 129 651
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 67 88 81 121 125 482
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 77 77 64 78 75 371
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 41 60 58 65 66 290
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 49 42 50 67 64 272
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 30 50 49 53 54 236
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 19 35 42 53 34 183
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 19 24 29 44 41 157
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 27 30 23 25 31 136
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 15 26 31 26 33 131
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 24 26 16 21 23 110
(U.S.) OR OREGON 21 26 19 21 21 108
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 13 13 15 30 30 101
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 20 18 15 15 21 89
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 21 13 18 19 86
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 16 11 13 18 16 74
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 14 20 12 11 13 70
(U.S.) IA IOWA 18 8 9 8 11 54
(U.S.) UT UTAH 17 14 5 4 4 44
(U.S.) OH OHIO 8 8 5 9 4 34
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 3 8 11 6 31
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 5 4 4 3 24
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 5 3 7 5 22
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 2 5 4 6 21
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 6 4 4 0 19
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 5 1 3 4 16
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 2 3 2 7 15
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 1 3 4 11
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 1 1 4 11
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 3 2 0 2 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 1 2 1 6
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 0 1 3 1 5
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 2 0 0 0 2 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 0 2 1 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 0 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1157 1413 1349 1794 1813 7526
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 323 486 558 814 718 2899
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 236 302 369 551 610 2068
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 80 120 117 221 178 716
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 87 110 104 138 142 581
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 56 86 76 120 141 479
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 58 77 82 117 103 437
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 28 52 61 114 149 404
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 43 50 45 90 108 336
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 40 60 38 62 86 286
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 23 46 45 53 73 240
(Foreign) INX INDIA 23 29 33 49 59 193
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 28 40 26 32 48 174
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 16 17 18 13 57 121
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 9 17 17 26 21 90
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 10 19 17 28 82
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 7 19 10 17 11 64
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 8 9 4 16 23 60
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7 12 13 14 14 60
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 7 12 10 10 9 48
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 6 4 16 13 41
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 7 5 7 8 12 39
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 6 4 4 3 11 28
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 3 1 4 10 21
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 6 3 6 3 19
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 3 5 3 4 18
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 1 6 6 0 13
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 2 3 0 4 11
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 3 3 2 2 10
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 2 1 3 2 8
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 2 5 1 8
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 1 0 1 3 6
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 2 4 6
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 2 2 5
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 1 2 2 5
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 2 2 0 4
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1114 1595 1694 2544 2658 9605
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2271 3008 3043 4338 4471 17131



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