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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 426, Food or Edible Material: Processes, Compositions, and Products

( 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.) IL ILLINOIS 35 27 26 31 26 145
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 24 23 28 30 37 142
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 24 23 33 23 23 126
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 21 23 29 31 20 124
(U.S.) OH OHIO 11 9 12 19 23 74
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 11 11 25 14 11 72
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 12 18 15 10 15 70
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 10 6 13 14 10 53
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 9 11 12 10 51
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 4 9 8 13 8 42
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 10 9 8 6 38
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 7 5 14 6 37
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 6 3 11 11 3 34
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 9 3 4 11 6 33
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 8 6 4 7 5 30
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 6 5 5 7 28
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 6 6 6 3 5 26
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 7 6 5 3 25
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 6 4 8 3 24
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 5 6 4 6 22
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 4 5 4 7 20
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 1 8 5 1 19
(U.S.) IA IOWA 4 4 3 1 4 16
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 3 3 2 2 5 15
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 3 2 6 2 13
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 1 1 6 3 12
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 4 1 3 0 9
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 2 1 3 3 9
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 3 2 1 3 9
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 1 0 1 3 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 4 1 2 1 8
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 1 0 4 2 7
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 3 0 1 2 7
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 2 0 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 236 255 294 322 283 1390
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 55 48 65 55 62 285
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 20 18 29 35 31 133
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 12 20 19 33 30 114
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 15 15 26 16 27 99
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 10 22 30 21 92
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 6 12 17 29 23 87
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 22 10 8 24 15 79
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 10 8 18 17 6 59
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 6 10 13 8 42
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 7 8 6 7 13 41
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 6 7 10 8 9 40
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 3 2 15 15 1 36
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 8 2 7 5 26
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 2 8 5 6 23
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 5 2 5 6 19
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 4 3 3 4 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 3 5 3 14
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 5 3 3 0 2 13
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 0 4 2 4 3 13
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 4 0 2 5 1 12
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 1 1 3 4 12
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 4 3 1 2 11
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 2 1 1 3 9
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 1 1 2 4 9
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 4 0 0 2 3 9
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 4 4 8
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 3 0 4 7
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 2 0 1 4
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) GTX GUATEMALA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) AFX AFGHANISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) JMX JAMAICA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PEX PERU 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 202 205 293 334 314 1348
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 438 460 587 656 597 2738



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