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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 504 713 704 649 665 3235
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 349 441 383 379 485 2037
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 198 241 215 154 168 976
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 210 256 181 138 146 931
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 100 117 90 95 75 477
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 74 106 101 74 94 449
(U.S.) OR OREGON 119 117 85 50 53 424
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 40 48 72 78 76 314
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 19 24 34 25 27 129
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 32 27 22 17 21 119
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 23 23 27 21 23 117
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 24 24 24 18 20 110
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 19 15 18 24 20 96
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 28 21 20 9 15 93
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 17 22 14 19 12 84
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 12 13 11 21 18 75
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 10 11 18 15 20 74
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 10 15 13 18 69
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 11 18 17 8 13 67
(U.S.) ME MAINE 6 14 13 10 8 51
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 7 17 13 9 4 50
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 7 11 9 10 11 48
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 12 9 11 7 44
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 9 15 7 8 4 43
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 6 10 6 6 32
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 9 7 4 6 28
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 2 5 9 10 26
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 7 6 1 4 5 23
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 7 4 3 3 4 21
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 2 6 5 6 21
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 8 4 3 2 20
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 4 0 2 2 3 11
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 0 1 2 2 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 2 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 2 1 2 5
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 0 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 1 2 3
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 2 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1873 2359 2151 1905 2060 10348
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 1148 1500 1515 1231 1272 6666
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 935 1051 937 733 664 4320
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 425 482 519 530 621 2577
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 160 235 219 244 276 1134
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 59 117 132 135 129 572
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 87 105 116 117 134 559
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 34 53 60 70 163 380
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 31 32 46 35 36 180
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 31 31 28 19 25 134
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 20 21 28 20 26 115
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 13 22 18 24 19 96
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 10 17 23 17 23 90
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 12 13 18 14 15 72
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 9 10 11 9 16 55
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 7 12 5 9 19 52
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 13 8 10 4 11 46
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 9 13 10 3 5 40
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 8 6 9 5 4 32
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 7 7 11 2 30
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 7 4 9 5 2 27
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 4 3 6 5 4 22
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 4 4 4 15
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 4 3 1 3 11
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 5 2 0 0 10
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 1 0 2 5 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 5 1 2 9
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 1 2 3 6
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 3033 3763 3746 3255 3490 17287
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 4906 6122 5897 5160 5550 27635



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