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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 428, Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles

( 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 93 122 168 128 134 645
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 78 76 102 100 106 462
(U.S.) OH OHIO 53 77 94 78 79 381
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 40 62 83 78 91 354
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 28 59 48 68 65 268
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 32 54 45 64 62 257
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 23 38 47 34 44 186
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 31 30 41 42 32 176
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 28 32 45 28 33 166
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 19 36 28 34 49 166
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 13 40 42 37 31 163
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 16 25 31 34 19 125
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 16 23 21 19 27 106
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 15 21 18 18 29 101
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 10 24 25 24 17 100
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 18 23 14 23 21 99
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 16 21 19 21 19 96
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 15 22 20 22 13 92
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 17 16 24 19 14 90
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 7 21 24 14 23 89
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 8 14 28 20 18 88
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 7 15 21 21 16 80
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 5 21 15 13 19 73
(U.S.) UT UTAH 7 8 8 10 19 52
(U.S.) OR OREGON 12 11 10 7 6 46
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 6 9 8 11 36
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 11 8 4 6 34
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 6 8 5 5 29
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 7 4 6 6 3 26
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 6 5 5 7 26
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 4 6 4 5 21
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 3 1 2 11 19
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 4 7 3 4 19
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 4 3 8 1 18
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 5 5 6 17
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 3 6 3 3 0 15
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 5 5 1 2 14
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 4 3 3 1 12
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 3 2 2 2 12
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 5 0 3 11
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 2 2 2 1 9
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 2 2 1 2 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 0 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 3 2 1 6
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 2 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 2 2 0 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 654 967 1110 1028 1061 4820
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 619 853 933 913 862 4180
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 121 187 193 177 188 866
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 75 116 108 108 129 536
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 33 65 52 70 123 343
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 37 53 64 60 61 275
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 25 42 43 41 54 205
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 18 26 29 30 35 138
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 7 17 36 30 43 133
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 14 17 34 31 33 129
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 19 16 17 33 29 114
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 14 29 18 20 17 98
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 12 7 21 25 32 97
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 19 19 22 15 84
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 10 8 14 16 15 63
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 5 6 8 8 6 33
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 3 5 5 8 11 32
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 7 9 4 8 3 31
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 8 4 5 8 26
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 6 4 5 5 23
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 5 4 4 8 21
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 2 5 3 5 17
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 3 6 3 3 16
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 4 2 2 2 11
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 3 2 1 2 11
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 1 0 5 2 9
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 2 0 1 3 8
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 1 2 3 0 7
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 5 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 0 1 2 6
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 2 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 2 2 0 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1048 1516 1635 1646 1709 7554
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1702 2483 2745 2674 2770 12374



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