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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 705, DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing)

( 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 344 746 769 905 1246 4010
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 176 358 368 396 461 1759
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 103 258 259 284 300 1204
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 128 208 230 272 317 1155
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 91 183 197 309 330 1110
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 77 172 147 168 205 769
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 70 135 135 137 184 661
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 53 122 140 163 180 658
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 55 113 103 118 155 544
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 47 100 88 151 154 540
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 45 110 107 95 115 472
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 27 57 83 120 178 465
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 50 92 89 90 127 448
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 38 86 62 78 83 347
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 32 68 67 87 85 339
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 35 73 55 70 100 333
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 24 50 71 76 64 285
(U.S.) OH OHIO 46 70 43 67 55 281
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 11 20 39 61 83 214
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 5 45 40 52 56 198
(U.S.) UT UTAH 18 27 38 44 42 169
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 18 28 33 32 38 149
(U.S.) OR OREGON 12 9 31 40 42 134
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 14 23 22 26 37 122
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 10 21 20 25 33 109
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 10 17 16 26 27 96
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 8 11 14 22 35 90
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 4 13 20 26 23 86
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 8 23 12 17 24 84
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 9 11 17 10 17 64
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 7 8 14 14 20 63
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 5 9 12 19 15 60
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 13 10 10 16 52
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 18 6 15 9 50
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 8 8 8 12 7 43
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 7 4 9 10 33
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 11 2 9 8 32
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 7 9 6 6 32
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 5 9 6 5 5 30
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 3 11 3 6 4 27
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 7 6 3 6 24
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 2 5 3 5 17
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 3 2 6 5 16
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 4 1 8 14
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 3 3 1 0 6 13
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 4 0 1 3 4 12
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 3 1 2 5 11
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 2 1 3 3 9
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 2 1 1 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 3 1 5
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 1 2 0 4
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1623 3374 3413 4099 4942 17451
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 132 184 134 151 152 753
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 36 103 90 104 138 471
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 41 66 72 70 104 353
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 36 72 63 71 101 343
(Foreign) INX INDIA 10 22 24 47 83 186
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 31 32 42 36 150
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 21 28 31 28 34 142
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 8 19 29 33 42 131
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 6 21 27 38 32 124
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 11 25 21 19 24 100
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 3 11 20 39 76
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 6 12 12 18 17 65
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 5 12 13 6 14 50
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 9 10 7 13 43
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 7 10 6 8 11 42
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 5 5 10 14 7 41
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 13 4 10 7 39
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 3 1 7 11 6 28
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 9 3 5 3 21
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 3 3 6 5 20
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 3 5 4 6 19
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 3 3 4 0 6 16
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 2 4 3 6 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 5 5 2 15
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 1 3 3 5 14
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 5 9 14
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 2 2 1 6 14
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 1 2 6 3 12
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 4 2 4 11
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 3 3 0 0 7
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 2 0 1 4 7
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 2 0 2 1 5
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 2 0 2 1 5
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 3 0 1 4
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 1 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 2 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) GIX GIBRALTAR 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 369 680 641 751 943 3384
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1992 4054 4054 4850 5885 20835



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