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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 606, Surgery (instruments)

( 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 212 394 545 609 684 2444
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 60 135 164 186 201 746
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 65 116 120 139 141 581
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 43 84 96 123 164 510
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 53 99 99 101 109 461
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 32 55 73 127 166 453
(U.S.) OH OHIO 41 105 89 99 102 436
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 38 80 66 112 128 424
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 38 52 75 77 99 341
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 22 39 46 87 105 299
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 30 50 41 59 79 259
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 16 32 50 54 87 239
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 22 37 48 53 72 232
(U.S.) UT UTAH 15 27 29 53 30 154
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 25 34 32 45 149
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 13 15 20 31 38 117
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 15 14 31 41 107
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 11 12 19 33 32 107
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 17 24 25 25 102
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 9 10 20 25 30 94
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 7 9 14 24 30 84
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 11 19 20 24 80
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 8 9 22 14 57
(U.S.) OR OREGON 8 5 6 16 19 54
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 5 3 16 22 48
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 5 10 11 8 13 47
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 3 7 8 12 10 40
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 11 10 7 11 39
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 4 9 2 6 16 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 1 3 8 9 23
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 2 2 6 8 19
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 2 3 2 6 16
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 4 3 3 3 13
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 3 0 4 5 13
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 2 2 3 4 12
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 4 7 12
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 5 4 1 11
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 3 1 4 1 9
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 2 3 1 3 9
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 2 1 3 2 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 2 0 3 1 7
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 2 0 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 1 0 2 2 6
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 2 3 0 1 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 2 1 3 6
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 1 2 2 6
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 803 1504 1787 2241 2601 8936
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 45 73 87 141 169 515
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 37 66 57 114 106 380
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 19 35 45 68 79 246
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 25 42 31 65 37 200
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 19 25 31 41 49 165
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 12 20 22 41 60 155
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 19 29 29 41 129
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 4 22 20 21 11 78
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 9 6 16 22 55
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 7 12 17 11 49
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 12 10 13 9 46
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 5 9 11 13 39
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 4 5 6 10 9 34
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 0 6 6 19 32
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 6 5 3 10 25
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 4 3 5 7 20
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 3 3 5 3 15
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 0 0 5 6 14
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 2 4 6 13
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 2 4 1 3 12
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 2 1 2 2 5 12
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 0 2 7 10
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 2 5 2 10
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 3 3 0 7
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 4 0 0 1 1 6
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 6 6
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 1 0 4 0 6
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 0 0 4 0 6
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 2 1 0 2 5
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 2 0 2 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 4 5
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 2 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SYX SYRIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 204 370 407 647 712 2340
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1007 1874 2194 2888 3313 11276



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