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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 602, Surgery: Splint, Brace, or Bandage

( 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 21 36 47 47 39 190
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 4 7 10 15 15 51
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 8 8 12 12 8 48
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 8 10 10 9 42
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 2 9 5 12 7 35
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 3 4 8 9 8 32
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 6 10 5 6 32
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 5 7 10 3 4 29
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 3 7 10 5 28
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 6 5 7 4 4 26
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 6 7 8 1 26
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3 9 7 5 2 26
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 12 6 5 2 1 26
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 5 4 5 3 3 20
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 3 4 3 5 2 17
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 4 2 4 3 17
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 4 2 1 6 15
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 2 3 4 3 15
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 2 0 6 4 13
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 3 3 2 2 11
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 1 3 2 4 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 4 1 3 9
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 3 1 4 0 9
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 3 1 0 0 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 2 1 2 1 7
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 2 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 2 0 0 1 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 3 0 1 5
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 2 0 2 5
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 3 1 4
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 1 2 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 2 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 2 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 115 166 186 188 150 805
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 5 9 10 15 10 49
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 11 12 6 10 40
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 7 7 6 8 10 38
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 3 4 1 6 4 18
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 1 7 2 3 16
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 3 4 6 1 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 3 2 2 6 14
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 2 2 5 1 2 12
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 2 3 5 1 1 12
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 1 3 1 2 9
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 1 1 3 3 9
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 3 0 2 1 7
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 1 2 2 1 6
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 1 3 1 1 6
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 4 1 1 0 6
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 3 2 0 1 0 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 3 1 1 6
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 1 0 2 1 1 5
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 34 60 72 61 60 287
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 149 226 258 249 210 1092



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