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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 206 349 362 391 483 1791
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 153 224 280 344 409 1410
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 15 33 42 48 49 187
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 19 26 36 39 62 182
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 15 18 25 34 40 132
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 12 30 17 31 22 112
(U.S.) OH OHIO 14 17 16 14 31 92
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 16 16 22 26 81
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 4 10 21 20 23 78
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 7 10 13 9 18 57
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 5 13 14 17 52
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 10 10 15 15 51
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 9 13 11 13 51
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 8 8 12 12 46
(U.S.) OR OREGON 8 9 9 10 10 46
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 3 6 5 13 12 39
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 3 9 11 11 36
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 3 3 15 6 29
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 4 6 6 5 24
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 1 3 3 4 7 18
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 4 7 2 4 18
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 6 5 3 2 17
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 2 3 4 5 16
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 4 2 3 5 16
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 1 1 1 5 12
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 1 2 2 4 11
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 1 1 5 1 11
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 4 1 2 1 11
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 2 1 3 3 10
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 2 2 1 5 10
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 1 3 4 10
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 3 1 1 1 3 9
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 1 3 1 5
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 3 0 0 2 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 3 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 1 3 4
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 2 1 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 506 831 939 1107 1327 4710
 
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 21 27 42 37 35 162
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 12 27 29 29 60 157
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 15 14 25 17 35 106
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 5 16 19 26 69
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 8 5 15 18 17 63
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 8 10 6 12 23 59
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 5 11 8 11 21 56
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 4 8 15 20 49
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 5 5 6 9 23 48
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 7 8 10 17 47
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 3 5 9 10 29
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3 5 7 6 7 28
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 5 4 3 9 25
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 3 2 5 3 10 23
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 1 3 5 7 17
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 2 2 4 5 14
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 5 3 5 14
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 2 1 2 2 7
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 2 0 2 4
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 101 139 204 226 349 1019
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 607 970 1143 1333 1676 5729



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