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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 396, Photography

( 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 30 51 44 52 61 238
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 7 11 7 13 6 44
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 5 6 3 4 7 25
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3 4 6 6 2 21
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 3 7 4 6 1 21
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 4 8 4 3 1 20
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 3 2 6 8 19
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 6 3 4 2 3 18
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 2 6 3 1 4 16
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 2 4 6 15
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 2 3 1 3 12
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 4 3 2 2 12
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 3 3 2 0 12
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2 0 3 6 1 12
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 3 1 1 3 2 10
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2 1 3 2 0 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 2 1 1 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 3 1 0 1 7
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 3 2 1 0 6
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 3 0 1 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 2 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 0 0 0 2 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 92 128 109 122 116 567
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 360 453 312 209 230 1564
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 65 61 63 50 29 268
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 36 43 54 34 41 208
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 12 10 8 5 9 44
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 6 8 7 4 7 32
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 9 13 5 2 2 31
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 8 7 6 5 30
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 4 7 3 4 23
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 8 7 2 0 3 20
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 3 1 2 3 12
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 4 5 2 11
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 3 1 1 0 8
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 2 2 0 2 6
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 2 2 1 5
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 0 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 0 1 1 0 5
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 1 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 520 618 479 332 347 2296
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 612 746 588 454 463 2863



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