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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 161 108 112 166 150 697
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 73 58 58 61 53 303
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 56 37 54 52 87 286
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 55 29 38 55 53 230
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 44 22 31 52 60 209
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 32 28 27 40 45 172
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 33 29 26 29 41 158
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 24 16 20 21 25 106
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 17 19 12 25 22 95
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 24 10 12 17 23 86
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 18 8 11 15 14 66
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 14 9 9 12 3 47
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 13 7 7 5 13 45
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 6 10 9 16 43
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 7 3 13 4 12 39
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 17 4 2 5 9 37
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 7 10 5 5 35
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 6 3 9 9 7 34
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 6 8 5 9 31
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 4 5 7 7 29
(U.S.) OR OREGON 10 3 4 5 6 28
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 7 0 6 4 20
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 2 4 1 4 15
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 1 0 3 7 14
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 5 3 0 1 3 12
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2 1 4 3 1 11
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 1 2 0 0 9
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 1 4 2 8
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 2 0 0 1 7
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 2 0 0 1 2 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 1 0 1 3 5
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 1 2 0 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 657 442 494 623 691 2907
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 305 209 201 272 296 1283
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 22 11 38 59 95 225
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 51 34 29 37 36 187
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 38 19 25 23 46 151
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 17 20 19 25 33 114
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 28 15 18 21 29 111
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 26 14 22 21 22 105
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 6 5 13 20 30 74
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 14 9 7 11 11 52
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 13 8 13 6 9 49
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 7 9 6 12 9 43
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 10 4 4 5 8 31
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 1 5 5 14 30
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 14 2 7 6 0 29
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 4 4 5 3 8 24
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 2 6 7 5 23
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 6 4 4 3 0 17
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 7 0 3 3 4 17
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 1 4 5 2 15
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 2 4 4 11
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 3 0 2 4 9
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 1 2 2 2 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 0 3 1 0 7
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 1 4 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 2 1 2 6
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 2 0 1 1 2 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 2 0 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 591 381 444 557 678 2651
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1248 823 938 1180 1369 5558



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