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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 36 47 47 39 37 206
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 7 10 15 15 14 61
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 8 10 10 9 14 51
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 8 12 12 8 10 50
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 9 5 12 7 10 43
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 8 9 8 12 41
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 6 10 5 6 5 32
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 7 10 5 6 31
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 5 7 4 4 8 28
(U.S.) OH OHIO 9 7 5 2 5 28
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 6 7 8 1 5 27
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 10 3 4 3 27
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 5 3 3 5 20
(U.S.) OR OREGON 4 2 4 3 6 19
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 3 5 2 4 18
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 5 2 1 4 18
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 4 2 1 6 4 17
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 0 6 4 3 15
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 3 4 3 2 14
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 3 2 4 3 13
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 3 3 2 2 0 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 4 1 3 1 10
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 1 4 0 2 10
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 0 2 1 6
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 1 2 1 0 6
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 1 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 0 0 1 2 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 3 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 0 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 4 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 3 1 0 4
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 1 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 1 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 1 2 0 0 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 1 0 2 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 166 186 188 150 182 872
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 9 10 15 10 10 54
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 11 12 6 10 15 54
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 7 6 8 10 7 38
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 7 2 3 5 18
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 4 1 6 4 3 18
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 4 6 1 3 17
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 2 2 6 1 14
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 3 5 1 1 3 13
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 1 3 1 2 5 12
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 2 5 1 2 2 12
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 1 3 3 3 11
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 2 2 1 2 8
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 3 1 1 2 8
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 1 1 0 2 8
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 0 2 1 1 7
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 3 1 1 0 6
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 2 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 0 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 60 72 61 60 71 324
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 226 258 249 210 253 1196



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