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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 473, Games Using Tangible Projectile

( 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 127 162 179 222 231 921
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 19 30 47 61 67 224
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 21 37 54 53 34 199
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 46 35 30 36 27 174
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 15 33 25 24 25 122
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 13 25 31 25 13 107
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 10 19 25 22 26 102
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 7 16 28 24 22 97
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 19 19 20 12 21 91
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 9 12 23 36 80
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 8 14 10 12 9 53
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 6 10 7 11 16 50
(U.S.) OH OHIO 10 9 11 9 7 46
(U.S.) UT UTAH 8 15 10 7 6 46
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 9 8 7 9 36
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 10 8 7 4 4 33
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 5 7 8 9 33
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 9 3 5 8 32
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 3 6 9 9 4 31
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 8 7 6 7 29
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 13 3 5 1 28
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3 7 6 8 3 27
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 6 5 7 4 26
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 3 5 2 8 22
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 6 5 3 4 21
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 1 5 8 4 21
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 7 3 2 3 18
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 2 3 2 3 14
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 3 2 2 3 13
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 4 3 2 1 13
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 5 2 5 1 13
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 2 1 4 4 12
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 2 3 1 4 12
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 3 3 3 2 11
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 2 1 4 9
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 3 5 8
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 3 4 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 2 3 1 0 7
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2 0 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 1 0 2 1 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 3 1 1 0 1 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 1 2 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 389 548 590 650 650 2827
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 105 103 86 67 77 438
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 11 20 12 22 23 88
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 9 20 13 8 9 59
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 8 5 11 6 12 42
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 5 3 6 5 6 25
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3 5 3 9 5 25
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 7 3 4 5 22
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 2 3 4 3 14
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 6 0 1 1 10
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 3 2 1 2 9
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 4 0 1 0 3 8
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 1 3 3 7
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 1 3 0 1 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 2 0 2 1 6
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) WSX SAMOA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BFX BURKINA FASO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 156 186 158 141 160 801
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 545 734 748 791 810 3628



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