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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 438, Semiconductor Device Manufacturing: Process

( 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 713 704 649 665 837 3568
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 441 383 379 485 685 2373
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 241 215 154 168 159 937
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 256 181 138 146 144 865
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 106 101 74 94 101 476
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 117 90 95 75 91 468
(U.S.) OR OREGON 117 85 50 53 51 356
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 48 72 78 76 70 344
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 24 34 25 27 26 136
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 23 27 21 23 17 111
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 27 22 17 21 19 106
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 24 24 18 20 15 101
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 22 14 19 12 32 99
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 15 18 24 20 19 96
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 18 15 20 24 88
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 13 11 21 18 20 83
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 21 20 9 15 11 76
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 18 17 8 13 16 72
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 10 15 13 18 13 69
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 11 9 10 11 16 57
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 17 13 9 4 10 53
(U.S.) ME MAINE 14 13 10 8 4 49
(U.S.) UT UTAH 12 9 11 7 5 44
(U.S.) OH OHIO 6 10 6 6 10 38
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 15 7 8 4 3 37
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 9 7 4 6 3 29
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 5 9 10 2 28
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 6 5 6 9 28
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 6 1 4 5 6 22
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 3 3 4 6 20
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 8 4 3 2 3 20
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 1 2 2 7 12
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 2 3 0 7
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 2 1 0 1 6
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 1 1 2 1 6
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 2 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 1 2 1 5
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 0 2 0 0 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 1 2 0 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 2359 2151 1905 2060 2439 10914
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 1500 1515 1231 1272 1215 6733
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1051 937 733 664 698 4083
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 482 519 530 621 801 2953
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 235 219 244 276 306 1280
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 117 132 135 129 122 635
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 53 60 70 163 237 583
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 105 116 117 134 107 579
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 32 46 35 36 34 183
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 31 28 19 25 34 137
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 21 28 20 26 34 129
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 22 18 24 19 27 110
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 17 23 17 23 23 103
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 10 11 9 16 36 82
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 13 18 14 15 20 80
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 12 5 9 19 9 54
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 8 10 4 11 14 47
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 7 7 11 2 9 36
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 13 10 3 5 4 35
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 4 9 5 2 6 26
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 6 9 5 4 1 25
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 3 6 5 4 0 18
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 4 4 4 2 16
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 4 3 1 3 4 15
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 0 2 5 5 13
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 5 1 2 4 13
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 5 2 0 0 1 8
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 1 2 3 2 8
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 2 1 0 1 2 6
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 2 0 0 0 2 4
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 2 1 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 3763 3746 3255 3490 3770 18024
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 6122 5897 5160 5550 6209 28938



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