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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 435, Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology

( 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 675 646 694 625 701 3341
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 188 193 194 220 239 1034
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 143 119 99 103 130 594
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 126 115 97 122 115 575
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 99 121 110 113 112 555
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 66 73 71 74 74 358
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 55 63 72 64 72 326
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 83 67 59 57 57 323
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 51 59 56 74 74 314
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 46 59 73 70 56 304
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 50 44 58 59 63 274
(U.S.) OH OHIO 41 48 46 73 49 257
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 47 46 39 53 69 254
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 40 30 45 36 58 209
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 45 32 36 43 44 200
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 36 33 36 33 54 192
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 45 37 35 37 38 192
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 22 23 23 28 51 147
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 33 38 21 31 19 142
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 33 33 19 19 29 133
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 19 26 17 28 32 122
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 18 18 17 35 34 122
(U.S.) IA IOWA 25 25 14 10 23 97
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 17 23 21 16 12 89
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 14 14 20 15 23 86
(U.S.) OR OREGON 10 16 17 18 12 73
(U.S.) UT UTAH 18 15 14 17 7 71
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 7 13 12 13 19 64
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 5 14 15 16 13 63
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 9 13 6 11 18 57
(U.S.) ME MAINE 16 10 12 10 5 53
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 14 7 7 11 7 46
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 9 7 6 13 9 44
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 4 7 6 7 12 36
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 9 7 6 7 5 34
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 8 2 5 8 7 30
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 6 2 9 5 8 30
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 5 8 7 7 2 29
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 7 6 2 5 6 26
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 3 5 8 7 25
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 3 1 5 6 8 23
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 3 6 5 5 21
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 4 2 4 3 16
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 1 2 4 6 16
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 7 0 3 4 2 16
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 3 2 4 3 3 15
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 1 1 2 3 10
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 2 2 3 1 9
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 1 2 1 7
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 2173 2131 2128 2227 2398 11057
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 404 428 401 398 433 2064
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 201 217 208 226 239 1091
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 113 111 110 122 118 574
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 90 96 101 121 146 554
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 86 79 85 102 142 494
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 101 99 122 74 90 486
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 57 79 65 73 98 372
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 44 57 54 62 79 296
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 54 44 65 58 56 277
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 34 41 41 57 37 210
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 38 47 34 38 36 193
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 43 43 28 32 46 192
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 23 15 26 51 65 180
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 35 34 35 26 42 172
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 25 30 23 29 32 139
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 31 29 24 22 21 127
(Foreign) INX INDIA 21 19 23 22 26 111
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 11 15 17 21 35 99
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 25 15 15 15 17 87
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 12 14 10 12 28 76
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 7 7 9 20 29 72
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 12 17 10 9 15 63
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 16 18 13 6 8 61
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 6 11 13 14 46
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 6 9 8 12 9 44
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 8 7 10 7 34
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 4 4 1 5 4 18
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 3 2 4 7 17
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 3 3 2 3 3 14
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 4 2 2 1 5 14
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 1 3 1 4 11
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 2 1 2 1 5 11
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 3 1 1 2 3 10
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 1 2 6 9
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 1 1 0 2 4 8
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 2 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 1 0 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 2 0 4 6
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 0 0 0 4 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 1 0 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 2 0 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CUX CUBA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1527 1598 1569 1670 1935 8299
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 3700 3729 3697 3897 4333 19356



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