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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 455, Telecommunications

( 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 563 760 1030 1373 1589 5315
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 139 191 204 271 297 1102
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 92 108 134 200 226 760
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 102 117 133 180 186 718
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 87 116 131 167 192 693
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 74 91 126 146 186 623
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 35 49 103 214 196 597
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 71 76 88 113 122 470
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 71 63 85 122 125 466
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 78 81 98 114 94 465
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 59 77 81 102 124 443
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 46 68 94 105 97 410
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 28 27 45 67 65 232
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 24 30 49 48 55 206
(U.S.) OR OREGON 25 51 36 46 47 205
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 20 34 35 61 52 202
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 22 30 29 44 69 194
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 22 30 33 48 50 183
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 30 18 21 19 31 119
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 7 14 19 25 23 88
(U.S.) IA IOWA 14 18 15 9 22 78
(U.S.) OH OHIO 18 9 11 20 18 76
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 16 12 19 20 75
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 10 13 26 10 63
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 8 7 14 9 12 50
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 11 6 4 11 35
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 2 5 12 9 30
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 4 6 6 6 25
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 1 6 4 10 25
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 5 7 3 6 23
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 6 3 2 3 16
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 3 6 4 16
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 1 3 4 4 16
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 3 0 7 3 13
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 1 3 3 3 11
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 3 5 1 0 10
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 1 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 0 1 4 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 0 2 3 6
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 0 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 1 4 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 3 0 4
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 1 0 3 4
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 2 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1679 2136 2689 3615 3986 14105
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 534 634 770 1026 1021 3985
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 310 420 538 722 728 2718
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 121 176 258 400 461 1416
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 132 133 151 176 214 806
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 72 76 188 225 226 787
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 26 77 129 260 294 786
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 135 160 150 133 184 762
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 84 102 106 196 240 728
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 53 76 156 211 226 722
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 43 65 93 126 135 462
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 48 47 56 120 110 381
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 15 25 32 43 45 160
(Foreign) INX INDIA 10 16 24 44 65 159
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 20 39 35 27 18 139
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 11 28 43 44 131
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 11 8 12 26 36 93
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 14 16 18 13 25 86
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 12 13 18 13 17 73
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 6 5 9 26 24 70
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 6 12 12 14 15 59
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 6 8 14 21 49
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 4 2 8 16 9 39
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 3 5 17 8 34
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 3 2 7 11 25
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 5 6 4 8 23
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 4 6 6 17
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 4 4 3 2 4 17
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2 5 1 5 3 16
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 9 3 2 15
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 4 5 0 9
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 0 2 4 0 8
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 1 6 1 8
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 2 2 0 6
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 1 0 1 4 6
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 2 0 0 3 1 6
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 2 1 2 5
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 1 2 0 4
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NIX NICARAGUA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1679 2146 2851 3954 4228 14858
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 3358 4282 5540 7569 8214 28963



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