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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 604, Surgery (Medicators and Receptors)

( 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 308 343 388 455 415 1909
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 102 109 137 142 131 621
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 99 96 117 125 104 541
(U.S.) OH OHIO 74 85 104 138 117 518
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 46 51 57 80 73 307
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 47 45 66 78 71 307
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 63 51 64 56 53 287
(U.S.) UT UTAH 40 60 54 76 52 282
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 37 52 49 62 73 273
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 48 43 59 62 54 266
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 31 33 59 74 56 253
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 40 30 37 45 47 199
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 29 32 40 37 42 180
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 29 23 42 40 38 172
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 27 32 41 34 33 167
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 28 32 46 28 29 163
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 25 18 23 26 32 124
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 26 21 17 32 23 119
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 12 13 23 36 28 112
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 18 18 22 26 97
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 18 17 18 17 24 94
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 5 9 12 13 18 57
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 11 13 9 12 9 54
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 8 8 12 13 11 52
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 10 10 10 5 10 45
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 6 13 8 12 42
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 1 6 3 11 25
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 7 4 4 6 24
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 5 3 8 3 23
(U.S.) OR OREGON 5 3 4 6 4 22
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 7 2 1 5 3 18
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 3 5 1 2 2 13
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 2 5 4 1 13
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 2 2 4 4 12
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 4 1 1 9
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 3 3 2 8
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 4 0 3 8
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 3 1 2 0 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 1 2 1 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 3 2 0 1 0 6
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 0 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 2 1 4
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1221 1286 1559 1766 1632 7464
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 126 130 148 158 151 713
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 74 71 102 122 127 496
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 41 34 60 79 112 326
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 33 42 50 56 64 245
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 41 47 40 59 55 242
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 26 36 44 53 65 224
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 22 43 29 49 62 205
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 33 26 39 34 41 173
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 26 18 22 35 29 130
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 17 11 12 19 70
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 11 12 9 10 14 56
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 9 10 12 14 11 56
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 4 5 11 12 21 53
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 6 8 5 11 10 40
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 7 4 12 6 32
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 6 5 8 8 30
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 2 7 7 8 28
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 6 6 6 4 25
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 4 3 6 11 25
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 5 2 5 7 5 24
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 1 5 4 2 15
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 1 0 1 4 3 9
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 1 2 2 3 9
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 3 1 2 2 8
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 3 2 0 2 8
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 3 1 2 1 7
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 2 0 2 0 1 5
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 1 3 1 5
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 2 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 1 1 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 2 1 1 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 3 1 4
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 0 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 497 544 639 783 846 3309
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1718 1830 2198 2549 2478 10773



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