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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 30 36 18 28 33 145
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 29 19 20 23 21 112
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 14 35 15 13 20 97
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 13 10 22 19 22 86
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 4 17 12 16 15 64
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 10 9 7 9 13 48
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 12 4 10 13 44
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 15 5 11 8 5 44
(U.S.) OH OHIO 4 8 11 5 11 39
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 7 10 3 4 30
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 11 3 4 1 21
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 1 6 4 7 20
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 1 5 5 8 19
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 4 2 2 2 16
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 6 2 2 1 15
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 5 1 5 0 4 15
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 1 2 5 3 14
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 4 2 3 3 13
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 1 3 4 3 2 13
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 4 2 3 4 13
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 4 2 5 1 13
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 2 5 1 1 11
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 3 0 4 4 11
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 6 1 1 1 1 10
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 1 0 3 2 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 3 0 0 2 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 1 1 0 0 5
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 0 2 1 1 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 1 1 3 0 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 2 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 3 3
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 174 218 180 187 213 972
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 75 126 91 107 85 484
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 33 48 32 33 38 184
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 16 30 24 19 25 114
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 11 16 15 13 16 71
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 8 11 4 14 10 47
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 7 12 8 8 7 42
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 7 11 7 5 8 38
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 4 5 11 7 31
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 6 6 5 6 31
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 5 7 4 6 4 26
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 6 1 2 4 18
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 1 1 6 6 14
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 3 3 3 3 13
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 3 0 3 3 10
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 1 1 2 2 8
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 3 0 2 1 2 8
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 3 2 0 1 6
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 3 2 0 0 6
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 1 1 1 1 5
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 0 2 0 4
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 3 0 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 1 0 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 1 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 197 301 216 251 241 1206
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 371 519 396 438 454 2178



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