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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 707, DP: Database and File Management or Data Structures (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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 1212 1173 1354 1458 1710 6907
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 614 423 497 451 487 2472
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 156 170 191 194 202 913
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 169 153 182 176 220 900
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 167 172 172 194 194 899
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 112 124 144 112 106 598
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 75 91 124 115 135 540
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 92 82 89 101 115 479
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 40 57 53 54 54 258
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 46 42 43 56 67 254
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 39 30 65 54 57 245
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 51 34 40 51 62 238
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 45 52 41 48 50 236
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 41 35 41 53 61 231
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 39 44 38 46 53 220
(U.S.) UT UTAH 28 36 53 32 48 197
(U.S.) OR OREGON 32 29 23 32 28 144
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 21 40 23 22 28 134
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 25 31 22 20 28 126
(U.S.) OH OHIO 29 17 25 30 24 125
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 18 15 22 31 25 111
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 12 19 18 20 80
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 16 11 18 12 16 73
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 11 11 21 12 15 70
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 7 11 17 14 19 68
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 10 11 12 15 15 63
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 5 11 13 10 44
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 10 6 7 12 9 44
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 5 5 13 7 6 36
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 7 2 2 4 20
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 5 5 6 1 20
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 2 1 3 11 19
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 1 4 6 5 19
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 7 2 4 2 3 18
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 1 1 6 4 16
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 5 1 3 3 4 16
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 4 4 3 3 1 15
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 6 3 1 2 3 15
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 4 5 0 3 15
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 3 2 3 3 12
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 3 4 2 2 1 12
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 4 1 2 0 3 10
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 2 3 0 3 10
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 2 1 4 1 9
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 3 4 8
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 3 1 1 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 3 0 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 1 3 0 4
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 1 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 3186 2967 3405 3486 3921 16965
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 351 353 445 351 321 1821
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 206 151 166 160 201 884
(Foreign) INX INDIA 93 118 139 210 251 811
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 142 145 134 143 183 747
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 64 69 106 130 165 534
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 46 62 99 126 138 471
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 73 65 99 91 103 431
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 62 73 86 77 95 393
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 43 45 49 68 53 258
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 32 32 27 30 37 158
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 13 19 39 21 25 117
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 15 19 23 21 33 111
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 11 16 20 25 35 107
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 11 6 16 13 18 64
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 8 12 14 19 61
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 7 7 5 17 10 46
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 11 9 9 10 42
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 6 6 10 8 11 41
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 7 7 8 15 40
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 4 11 9 4 12 40
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 1 5 10 9 13 38
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 10 7 6 6 2 31
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 5 4 4 8 7 28
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 2 9 3 10 28
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 13 4 3 1 5 26
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 6 4 4 3 5 22
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 3 3 5 6 4 21
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 8 3 5 3 1 20
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 2 0 5 2 0 9
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 1 0 1 4 3 9
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 0 3 2 2 8
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 1 0 3 0 5
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 1 0 0 2 1 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1252 1263 1562 1593 1805 7475
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 4438 4230 4967 5079 5726 24440



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