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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 607, Surgery: Light, Thermal, and Electrical Application

( 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.) MN MINNESOTA 349 362 391 483 510 2095
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 224 280 344 409 407 1664
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 33 42 48 49 57 229
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 26 36 39 62 43 206
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 18 25 34 40 56 173
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 30 17 31 22 29 129
(U.S.) OH OHIO 17 16 14 31 43 121
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 16 16 22 26 31 111
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 10 21 20 23 23 97
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 10 13 9 18 29 79
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 10 10 15 15 26 76
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 13 14 17 17 66
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 9 13 11 13 12 58
(U.S.) OR OREGON 9 9 10 10 17 55
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 8 8 12 12 12 52
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 5 13 12 7 43
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 9 11 11 9 43
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 3 15 6 6 33
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 4 6 6 5 5 26
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 7 2 4 7 24
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3 3 4 7 6 23
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 6 5 3 2 5 21
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 4 5 4 18
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 2 1 5 6 16
(U.S.) UT UTAH 4 2 3 5 2 16
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 3 4 6 15
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 5 1 5 13
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 1 3 3 4 13
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 1 2 1 5 13
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 2 2 4 3 12
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 1 1 5 3 11
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 3 1 3 8
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 1 0 0 2 6
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 2 0 2 5
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 0 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 2 0 0 2 4
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 1 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 3 0 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 2 0 1 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 831 939 1107 1327 1411 5615
 
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 27 29 29 60 64 209
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 27 42 37 35 63 204
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 14 25 17 35 31 122
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 5 16 19 26 27 93
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 10 6 12 23 23 74
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 5 15 18 17 17 72
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 7 8 10 17 28 70
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 4 8 15 20 21 68
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 8 11 21 13 64
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 6 9 23 20 63
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 7 6 7 20 45
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 5 9 10 14 41
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 4 3 9 7 28
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 2 5 3 10 8 28
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 3 5 7 7 23
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 5 3 5 7 21
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 2 2 4 5 3 16
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 1 1 3 3 9
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 2 1 2 2 0 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 2 1 2 6
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 1 2 2 5
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 2 2 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 1 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 2 0 2 0 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 139 204 226 349 392 1310
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 970 1143 1333 1676 1803 6925



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