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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 84 134 131 135 154 638
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 29 42 40 49 42 202
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 18 34 28 56 54 190
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 23 47 45 42 32 189
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 14 28 33 44 38 157
(U.S.) OH OHIO 18 29 29 26 28 130
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 21 24 32 29 22 128
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 23 22 31 25 116
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 15 18 29 23 24 109
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 5 19 21 24 19 88
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 23 14 20 15 80
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 7 15 16 22 19 79
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 7 14 15 25 15 76
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 7 15 16 17 20 75
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 9 20 11 12 7 59
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 9 13 13 13 8 56
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 8 11 9 10 15 53
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 7 8 10 11 41
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 6 10 13 8 40
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 8 2 14 10 6 40
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 7 9 11 7 38
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 8 10 9 8 37
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 6 11 8 6 3 34
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 7 0 6 11 25
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 5 4 5 7 23
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 7 5 4 3 3 22
(U.S.) ME MAINE 6 4 4 1 6 21
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 6 3 2 6 4 21
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 4 6 2 4 18
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 3 4 5 3 2 17
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 3 5 3 2 16
(U.S.) OR OREGON 3 2 4 4 2 15
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 3 1 1 6 13
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 1 2 4 3 11
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 2 2 4 1 10
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 1 3 0 3 10
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 4 0 2 9
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 1 1 4 1 8
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 2 3 1 7
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 4 0 1 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 0 3 0 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 370 600 618 694 644 2926
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 96 202 187 225 229 939
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 70 101 88 90 105 454
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 14 43 41 54 45 197
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 25 33 26 16 33 133
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 13 18 33 36 24 124
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 14 28 17 25 16 100
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 10 24 20 20 23 97
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 15 13 17 20 27 92
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 9 15 13 11 14 62
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 5 8 11 16 9 49
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 7 5 11 12 13 48
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 7 9 12 15 48
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 5 13 9 19 47
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 4 5 7 8 5 29
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 6 2 4 5 9 26
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 4 5 4 9 25
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 7 4 4 7 24
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 3 6 2 7 4 22
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 4 3 3 4 3 17
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 2 1 3 2 6 14
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 3 0 2 5 13
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 0 0 4 6 11
(Foreign) INX INDIA 2 2 2 3 1 10
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 1 2 3 2 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 1 1 1 5 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 2 0 1 3 7
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 2 2 2 6
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 2 0 3 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 2 0 1 1 5
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 3 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 3 0 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 321 547 531 608 654 2661
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 691 1147 1149 1302 1298 5587



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