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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 404, Road Structure, Process, or Apparatus

( 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 12 21 18 15 15 81
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 5 8 6 5 18 42
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 3 14 12 6 40
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 5 10 9 3 7 34
(U.S.) UT UTAH 10 8 4 3 4 29
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 8 11 4 2 28
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 6 6 6 4 6 28
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 4 3 10 10 28
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 4 5 6 7 26
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 10 6 5 2 2 25
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 5 5 2 3 17
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 5 3 2 2 16
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2 0 2 4 6 14
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 2 3 4 3 12
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 1 0 4 6 12
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 4 2 1 1 3 11
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 3 2 3 1 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 3 1 1 3 9
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 1 1 4 1 8
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 3 1 1 2 8
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 2 2 3 0 7
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 0 1 2 2 7
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 1 1 2 1 7
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 4 0 1 2 7
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 3 2 1 0 7
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 1 2 1 1 6
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 2 1 2 6
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 1 0 3 1 6
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2 1 2 0 1 6
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 1 2 0 6
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 2 0 0 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 0 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 0 1 3 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 2 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 96 129 117 113 125 580
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 10 7 15 17 28 77
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 13 5 11 9 10 48
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 2 4 2 4 15
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 1 4 6 3 15
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 1 3 1 6 11
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 2 2 1 0 5 10
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 1 2 1 2 7
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 1 2 1 1 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 2 2 2 0 6
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 0 2 1 2 6
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 2 1 0 0 2 5
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 1 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 47 30 48 48 77 250
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 143 159 165 161 202 830



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