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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 487 675 646 694 626 3128
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 159 188 193 194 220 954
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 105 143 119 99 103 569
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 95 99 121 110 113 538
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 68 126 115 97 122 528
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 56 66 73 71 74 340
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 68 83 67 59 57 334
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 57 55 63 72 64 311
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 45 46 59 73 70 293
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 38 51 59 56 74 278
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 40 50 44 58 59 251
(U.S.) OH OHIO 19 41 48 46 73 227
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 25 47 46 39 53 210
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 31 45 32 36 43 187
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 33 40 30 45 36 184
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 24 45 37 35 37 178
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 23 36 33 36 33 161
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 20 33 38 21 31 143
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 15 33 33 19 19 119
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 21 22 23 23 28 117
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 12 19 26 17 28 102
(U.S.) IA IOWA 23 25 25 14 10 97
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 9 18 18 17 35 97
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 6 17 23 21 16 83
(U.S.) UT UTAH 11 18 15 14 17 75
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 14 14 20 15 69
(U.S.) OR OREGON 7 10 16 17 18 68
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 11 7 13 12 13 56
(U.S.) ME MAINE 6 16 10 12 10 54
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 4 5 14 15 16 54
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 9 9 13 6 11 48
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 9 14 7 7 11 48
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 8 9 7 6 13 43
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 16 7 6 2 5 36
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 8 5 8 7 7 35
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 5 9 7 6 7 34
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 4 7 6 7 26
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 8 2 5 8 25
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 6 2 9 5 24
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 4 2 3 6 5 20
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 2 3 5 8 19
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 4 7 0 3 4 18
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 3 1 5 6 15
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 3 2 4 3 14
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 3 4 2 4 14
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 3 1 2 4 12
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 2 2 3 9
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 2 1 1 2 7
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 3 1 1 2 7
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1601 2173 2131 2128 2228 10261
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 274 404 428 401 398 1905
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 136 201 217 208 226 988
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 87 113 111 110 122 543
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 88 101 99 122 74 484
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 71 90 96 101 122 480
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 61 86 79 85 102 413
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 38 57 79 65 73 312
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 43 44 57 54 62 260
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 32 54 44 65 59 254
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 31 34 41 41 57 204
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 21 38 47 34 38 178
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 17 43 43 28 32 163
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 19 35 34 35 26 149
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 29 25 30 23 29 136
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 13 23 15 26 51 128
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 12 31 29 24 22 118
(Foreign) INX INDIA 16 21 19 23 22 101
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 12 25 15 15 15 82
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 12 11 15 17 21 76
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 12 16 18 13 6 65
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 14 12 14 10 12 62
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 9 12 17 10 9 57
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 11 7 7 9 20 54
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 10 6 9 8 12 45
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 8 2 6 11 13 40
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 2 8 7 10 30
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 4 4 1 5 15
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 2 1 3 2 4 12
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 3 3 2 3 12
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 4 2 2 1 10
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 3 1 1 2 7
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 2 1 3 1 7
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 1 2 1 1 6
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 3 0 0 1 2 6
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 2 1 2 1 6
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 2 1 0 1 1 5
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 1 1 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 1 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 1 1 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 2 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 2 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 2 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) CUX CUBA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1101 1527 1598 1569 1672 7467
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 2702 3700 3729 3697 3900 17728



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