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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 760 1030 1373 1590 1691 6444
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 191 204 271 297 297 1260
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 108 134 200 226 221 889
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 116 131 167 192 231 837
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 117 133 180 186 151 767
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 91 126 146 186 181 730
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 49 103 214 196 148 710
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 76 88 113 122 127 526
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 63 85 122 125 127 522
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 77 81 102 124 103 487
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 81 98 114 94 90 477
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 68 94 105 97 82 446
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 27 45 67 65 56 260
(U.S.) OR OREGON 51 36 46 47 70 250
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 30 49 48 55 65 247
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 34 35 61 52 60 242
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 30 29 44 69 46 218
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 30 33 48 50 56 217
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 18 21 19 31 35 124
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 14 19 25 23 26 107
(U.S.) IA IOWA 18 15 9 22 24 88
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 16 12 19 20 14 81
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 10 13 26 10 15 74
(U.S.) OH OHIO 9 11 20 18 14 72
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 7 14 9 12 14 56
(U.S.) UT UTAH 11 6 4 11 15 47
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 5 12 9 12 40
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 4 6 6 6 9 31
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 6 4 10 8 29
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 5 7 3 6 4 25
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 3 0 7 3 7 20
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 3 4 4 7 19
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 6 3 2 3 2 16
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 3 3 3 6 16
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 3 6 4 2 16
(U.S.) ME MAINE 3 5 1 0 0 9
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 1 4 2 8
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 1 4 3 8
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 1 3 0 2 7
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 2 3 2 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 0 3 3 7
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 2 0 2 4
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 0 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 3 0 0 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 2136 2689 3615 3987 4033 16460
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 634 770 1026 1021 858 4309
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 420 538 722 728 756 3164
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 176 258 400 461 397 1692
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 77 129 260 294 380 1140
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 76 156 211 226 287 956
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 76 188 225 226 214 929
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 133 151 176 214 215 889
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 102 106 196 240 243 887
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 160 150 133 184 172 799
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 65 93 126 135 153 572
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 47 56 120 110 117 450
(Foreign) INX INDIA 16 24 44 65 93 242
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 25 32 43 45 45 190
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 11 28 43 44 35 161
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 39 35 27 18 24 143
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 8 12 26 36 28 110
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 16 18 13 25 20 92
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 5 9 26 24 27 91
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 13 18 13 17 25 86
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 12 12 14 15 21 74
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 6 8 14 21 19 68
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 5 17 8 11 44
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 2 8 16 9 3 38
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 5 6 4 8 12 35
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 2 7 11 7 30
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 4 6 6 7 24
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 4 3 2 4 8 21
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 5 1 5 3 7 21
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 9 3 2 5 19
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 1 3 4 10
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 0 1 4 4 10
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 6 1 2 10
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 4 5 0 0 9
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 2 2 0 3 8
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 2 4 0 1 7
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 2 1 2 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 1 2 0 2 6
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 3 1 1 5
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) NIX NICARAGUA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 2146 2851 3954 4228 4223 17402
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 4282 5540 7569 8215 8256 33862



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