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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 152 308 343 388 455 1646
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 57 102 109 137 142 547
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 46 99 96 117 125 483
(U.S.) OH OHIO 36 74 85 104 138 437
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 42 63 51 64 56 276
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 35 47 45 66 78 271
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 22 46 51 57 80 256
(U.S.) UT UTAH 25 40 60 54 76 255
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 37 48 43 59 62 249
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 21 31 33 59 74 218
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 16 37 52 49 62 216
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 20 40 30 37 45 172
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 9 29 32 40 37 147
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 10 29 23 42 40 144
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 8 28 32 46 28 142
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 7 27 32 41 34 141
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 10 25 18 23 26 102
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 26 21 17 32 101
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 10 12 13 23 36 94
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 10 18 17 18 17 80
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 13 18 18 22 79
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 9 11 13 9 12 54
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 8 8 12 13 43
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 5 9 12 13 41
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 10 10 10 5 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 3 6 13 8 33
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 4 5 3 8 21
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 5 3 4 6 20
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 3 7 4 4 19
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 4 1 6 3 18
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 7 2 1 5 17
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 1 2 5 4 15
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 3 5 1 2 11
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 2 1 4 1 9
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 2 2 4 8
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 3 2 0 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 2 1 2 1 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 3 3 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 3 1 2 0 6
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 2 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 4 0 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 1 0 2 4
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 624 1221 1286 1559 1766 6456
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 76 126 130 148 158 638
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 45 74 71 102 122 414
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 20 41 34 60 79 234
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 23 41 47 40 59 210
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 22 33 42 50 56 203
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 16 26 36 44 53 175
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 11 22 43 29 49 154
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 18 33 26 39 34 150
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 14 26 18 22 35 115
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 11 17 11 12 55
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 5 9 10 12 14 50
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 11 12 9 10 44
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 4 5 11 12 37
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 2 6 8 5 11 32
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 6 3 6 5 8 28
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 3 7 4 12 28
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 3 6 6 6 23
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 5 2 5 7 22
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 4 2 7 7 22
(Foreign) INX INDIA 2 1 4 3 6 16
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 3 1 5 4 14
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 3 1 2 6
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 3 1 2 6
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 0 1 4 6
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 3 2 0 6
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 1 2 2 6
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 2 0 2 0 4
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 2 2 0 4
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 1 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 283 497 544 639 783 2746
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 907 1718 1830 2198 2549 9202



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