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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 585, Chemistry of Hydrocarbon Compounds

( 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 44 58 58 56 65 281
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 43 39 52 48 70 252
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 16 10 18 40 33 117
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 20 21 19 21 21 102
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 4 8 9 3 11 35
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 10 5 7 6 32
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 5 2 3 6 17
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2 1 2 5 5 15
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 1 2 3 8 14
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 2 6 1 5 14
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 3 3 0 3 11
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 2 3 1 3 10
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 1 3 0 1 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 2 1 2 7
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 2 3 2 7
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 1 2 2 6
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 1 1 1 3 6
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 1 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 0 1 0 4 0 5
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 0 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 1 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 0 1 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 150 168 196 210 256 980
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 19 18 22 14 26 99
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 10 11 17 23 20 81
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 17 10 16 9 15 67
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 6 6 9 12 37
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3 7 5 4 9 28
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 4 5 5 6 25
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 5 4 7 5 21
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 4 4 2 5 17
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 2 5 1 3 16
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 4 1 3 6 1 15
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 4 1 3 1 5 14
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 5 1 4 2 13
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 2 1 2 2 2 9
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 2 1 1 1 6
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 2 0 3 5
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 1 0 2 0 4
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 1 0 0 2 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 80 80 102 95 127 484
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 230 248 298 305 383 1464



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