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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 422, Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing

( 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 135 131 135 154 163 718
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 34 28 56 54 46 218
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 42 40 49 42 42 215
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 47 45 42 32 41 207
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 28 33 44 38 27 170
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 23 22 31 25 36 137
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 24 32 29 22 29 136
(U.S.) OH OHIO 29 29 26 28 23 135
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 18 29 23 24 24 118
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 19 21 24 19 14 97
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 15 16 22 19 20 92
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 15 16 17 20 24 92
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 23 14 20 15 19 91
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 14 15 25 15 20 89
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 20 11 12 7 11 61
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 13 13 13 8 13 60
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 11 9 10 15 12 57
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 10 13 8 17 54
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 7 8 10 11 17 53
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 7 9 11 7 7 41
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 8 10 9 8 2 37
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 14 10 6 3 35
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 11 8 6 3 5 33
(U.S.) UT UTAH 7 0 6 11 4 28
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 4 5 7 4 25
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 2 6 4 8 23
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 4 6 2 4 5 21
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 2 4 3 9 19
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 5 3 2 5 18
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 5 4 3 3 3 18
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 4 4 2 6 18
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 4 5 3 2 1 15
(U.S.) ME MAINE 4 4 1 6 0 15
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 3 1 1 6 1 12
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 2 4 1 1 10
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 3 0 3 3 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 2 3 1 2 9
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 4 0 2 1 9
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 1 4 1 1 8
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 1 4 6
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 4 0 1 1 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 2 3 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 3 0 1 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 601 618 694 644 681 3238
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 202 187 225 229 238 1081
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 101 88 90 105 109 493
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 43 41 54 45 53 236
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 33 26 16 33 51 159
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 18 33 36 24 39 150
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 24 20 20 23 24 111
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 28 17 25 16 24 110
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 13 17 20 27 33 110
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 15 13 11 14 20 73
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 8 11 16 9 16 60
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 7 9 12 15 17 60
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 11 12 13 18 59
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 13 9 19 9 55
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 7 8 5 5 30
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 5 4 9 8 30
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 7 4 4 7 7 29
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 6 2 7 4 6 25
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 4 5 9 4 24
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 3 2 6 3 15
(Foreign) INX INDIA 2 2 3 1 6 14
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 3 3 4 3 1 14
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 4 6 3 13
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 0 2 5 3 13
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 1 1 5 4 12
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 0 1 3 5 11
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 2 2 2 4 10
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 2 3 2 2 10
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 2 0 3 1 7
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 0 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 3 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 3 0 0 3
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 547 531 608 654 727 3067
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1148 1149 1302 1298 1408 6305



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