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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 385, Optical Waveguides

( 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 200 161 108 112 166 747
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 67 73 58 58 61 317
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 35 56 37 54 52 234
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 55 55 29 38 55 232
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 55 44 22 31 52 204
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 42 33 29 26 29 159
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 28 32 28 27 40 155
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 16 24 16 20 21 97
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 21 17 19 12 25 94
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 24 24 10 12 17 87
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 14 18 8 11 15 66
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 12 14 9 9 12 56
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 11 13 7 7 5 43
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 13 7 3 13 4 40
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 8 7 10 5 38
(U.S.) OR OREGON 12 10 3 4 5 34
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 5 17 4 2 5 33
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 3 6 3 9 9 30
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 2 6 10 9 30
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 7 6 4 5 7 29
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 3 6 8 5 25
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 7 3 7 0 6 23
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 5 4 2 4 1 16
(U.S.) OH OHIO 6 2 1 4 3 16
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 6 1 2 0 14
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 3 1 0 3 11
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 3 0 1 1 4 9
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 5 3 0 1 9
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 4 2 0 0 7
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 0 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 2 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 1 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 0 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 678 657 442 494 623 2894
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 363 305 209 201 272 1350
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 35 51 34 29 37 186
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 29 22 11 38 59 159
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 33 38 19 25 23 138
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 38 28 15 18 21 120
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 26 26 14 22 21 109
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 15 17 20 19 25 96
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 9 6 5 13 20 53
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 12 14 9 7 11 53
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 10 13 8 13 6 50
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 14 7 9 6 12 48
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 14 2 7 6 33
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 8 10 4 4 5 31
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 7 3 2 6 7 25
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 5 6 4 4 3 22
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 8 3 1 4 5 21
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 5 1 5 5 19
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 4 4 5 3 19
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 7 0 3 3 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 3 0 3 1 10
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 1 1 2 2 7
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 2 4 7
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 3 0 2 5
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 1 2 0 1 1 5
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 1 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 2 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 636 591 381 444 557 2609
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1314 1248 823 938 1180 5503



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