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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 51 44 52 61 54 262
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 7 13 6 8 45
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 6 3 4 7 3 23
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 7 4 6 1 5 23
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 3 4 2 3 10 22
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 2 6 8 3 22
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 3 1 4 7 21
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 6 6 2 2 20
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 8 4 3 1 2 18
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 2 4 6 1 15
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2 3 1 3 5 14
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 1 3 2 5 12
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 0 3 6 1 2 12
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 3 2 2 0 11
(U.S.) OR OREGON 3 3 2 0 3 11
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 3 0 1 5 10
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 3 2 0 3 9
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 2 1 0 2 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 2 1 1 0 6
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 0 0 2 0 4 6
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 1 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 1 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 0 0 2 2 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 128 109 122 116 133 608
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 453 312 209 230 198 1402
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 61 63 50 29 24 227
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 43 54 34 41 27 199
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 10 8 5 9 12 44
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 8 7 6 5 9 35
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 8 7 4 7 6 32
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 13 5 2 2 2 24
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 7 3 4 3 21
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 4 5 2 6 17
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 7 2 0 3 2 14
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 1 2 3 5 14
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 0 1 1 4 7
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 1 1 0 1 6
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 1 1 2 2 6
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 2 2 0 2 0 6
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 2 2 1 0 5
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 618 479 332 347 304 2080
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 746 588 454 463 437 2688



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