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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 122 168 128 134 146 698
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 76 102 100 106 86 470
(U.S.) OH OHIO 77 94 78 79 71 399
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 62 83 78 91 70 384
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 54 45 64 62 75 300
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 59 48 68 65 52 292
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 38 47 34 44 40 203
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 30 41 42 32 38 183
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 36 28 34 49 34 181
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 40 42 37 31 25 175
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 32 45 28 33 32 170
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 25 31 34 19 17 126
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 23 21 19 27 17 107
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 21 18 18 29 21 107
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 24 25 24 17 15 105
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 22 20 22 13 27 104
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 23 14 23 21 17 98
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 21 19 21 19 16 96
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 21 24 14 23 14 96
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 14 28 20 18 11 91
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 15 21 21 16 15 88
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 16 24 19 14 11 84
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 21 15 13 19 13 81
(U.S.) OR OREGON 11 10 7 6 17 51
(U.S.) UT UTAH 8 8 10 19 5 50
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 9 8 11 12 46
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 6 5 5 7 16 39
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 6 8 5 5 13 37
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 11 8 4 6 7 36
(U.S.) ME MAINE 4 6 4 5 6 25
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 5 5 1 2 10 23
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 4 6 6 3 4 23
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 1 2 11 5 22
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 4 3 8 1 5 21
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 5 5 6 5 21
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 7 3 4 3 21
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 2 2 2 6 15
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 6 3 3 0 3 15
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 3 3 1 3 14
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 5 0 3 0 9
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 2 2 1 1 8
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 2 2 1 2 0 7
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 2 1 1 1 1 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 1 0 2 6
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 3 2 1 0 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 2 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 2 2 0 1 5
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 967 1110 1028 1061 988 5154
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 853 933 913 862 872 4433
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 187 193 177 188 218 963
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 116 108 108 129 135 596
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 65 52 70 123 88 398
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 53 64 60 61 80 318
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 42 43 41 54 46 226
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 26 29 30 35 32 152
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 17 36 30 43 25 151
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 17 34 31 33 23 138
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 7 21 25 32 38 123
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 16 17 33 29 23 118
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 29 18 20 17 21 105
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 19 19 22 15 10 85
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 8 14 16 15 11 64
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 5 5 8 11 12 41
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 9 4 8 3 14 38
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 6 8 8 6 8 36
(Foreign) INX INDIA 8 4 5 8 4 29
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 5 4 4 8 7 28
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 6 4 5 5 2 22
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 5 3 5 6 21
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 6 3 3 4 19
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 4 2 2 2 3 13
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 2 1 2 2 10
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 0 5 2 1 9
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 2 0 1 3 3 9
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 2 3 0 2 8
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 2 1 1 1 2 7
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 5 1 1 7
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 1 3 1 6
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 2 0 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 2 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 2 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1516 1635 1646 1709 1701 8207
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2483 2745 2674 2770 2689 13361



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