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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 394 545 609 684 668 2900
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 135 164 186 201 199 885
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 116 120 139 141 172 688
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 84 96 123 164 150 617
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 55 73 127 166 152 573
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 80 66 112 128 129 515
(U.S.) OH OHIO 105 89 99 102 115 510
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 99 99 101 109 79 487
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 52 75 77 99 125 428
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 39 46 87 105 102 379
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 32 50 54 87 115 338
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 50 41 59 79 81 310
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 37 48 53 72 52 262
(U.S.) UT UTAH 27 29 53 30 54 193
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 25 34 32 45 54 190
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 15 20 31 38 52 156
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 15 14 31 41 42 143
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 17 24 25 25 45 136
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 12 19 33 32 27 123
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 10 20 25 30 31 116
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 11 19 20 24 26 100
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 9 14 24 30 22 99
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 5 3 16 22 23 69
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 8 9 22 14 13 66
(U.S.) OR OREGON 5 6 16 19 12 58
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 10 11 8 13 14 56
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 11 10 7 11 16 55
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 7 8 12 10 15 52
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 9 2 6 16 12 45
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 3 8 9 5 26
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 4 3 3 3 10 23
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 2 6 8 4 22
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 2 3 4 8 19
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 5 4 1 5 16
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 2 1 3 2 8 16
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 2 6 3 16
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 4 7 4 16
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 3 0 4 5 4 16
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 3 1 4 1 2 11
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 3 0 1 4 10
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 2 3 1 3 1 10
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 6 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 0 3 1 1 7
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 2 2 2 7
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 1 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 2 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 2 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 1 1 3 5
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1504 1787 2241 2601 2672 10805
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 73 87 142 169 167 638
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 66 57 114 106 84 427
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 35 45 68 79 95 322
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 42 31 65 37 54 229
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 25 31 41 49 59 205
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 20 22 41 60 42 185
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 19 29 29 41 50 168
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 22 20 21 11 14 88
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 6 16 22 18 71
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 7 12 17 11 12 59
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 12 10 13 9 9 53
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 5 9 11 13 12 50
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 6 10 9 17 47
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 0 6 6 19 13 44
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 6 5 3 10 11 35
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 4 3 5 7 10 29
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 4 6 8 21
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 3 5 3 6 20
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 5 6 6 17
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 4 1 3 6 16
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1 0 2 7 4 14
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 2 5 2 1 11
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 1 2 2 5 0 10
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 3 3 0 2 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 4 0 5 9
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 1 0 2 3 8
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 6 2 8
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 2 0 2 1 6
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 0 4 0 1 6
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 0 4 0 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 1 3 5
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 1 1 3 0 5
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 4 4
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 2 1 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 1 1 2 0 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MGX MADAGASCAR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SYX SYRIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 370 407 648 712 737 2874
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1874 2194 2889 3313 3409 13679



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