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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 502, Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making

( 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.) TX TEXAS 36 18 28 33 46 161
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 35 15 13 20 31 114
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 19 20 23 21 20 103
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 10 22 19 22 26 99
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 17 12 16 15 22 82
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 12 4 10 13 12 51
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 7 9 13 8 46
(U.S.) OH OHIO 8 11 5 11 8 43
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 5 11 8 5 10 39
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 7 10 3 4 4 28
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 5 5 8 4 23
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 11 3 4 1 4 23
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 6 4 7 2 20
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3 4 3 2 5 17
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 2 5 3 5 16
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 2 3 4 3 16
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 5 0 4 5 15
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 2 5 1 2 14
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 2 3 3 1 13
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 3 0 4 4 1 12
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 6 2 2 1 1 12
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 2 2 2 2 12
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 5 1 1 1 10
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 1 2 4 9
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 1 1 3 7
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 0 0 2 2 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 3 2 0 6
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 1 0 0 3 5
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 0 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 2 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 1 3 0 0 5
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 3 0 3
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 0 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 2 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 218 180 187 213 241 1039
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 126 91 107 85 87 496
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 48 32 33 38 41 192
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 30 24 19 25 32 130
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 16 15 13 16 15 75
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 11 4 14 10 21 60
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 12 8 8 7 5 40
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 11 7 5 8 5 36
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 5 11 7 4 31
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 7 4 6 4 10 31
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 6 5 6 7 30
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 6 1 2 4 10 23
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 1 6 6 9 23
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 3 3 3 9 21
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 0 3 3 2 11
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 2 2 3 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 2 0 0 4 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 1 2 5 9
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 2 0 1 2 8
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 1 2 3 8
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 0 1 4 7
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 1 1 1 2 6
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 2 1 0 3 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 3 0 1 5
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 2 0 0 3
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 1 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 301 216 251 241 293 1302
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 519 396 438 454 534 2341



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