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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 709, Multicomputer Data Transferring (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems)

( 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 824 1192 1152 1239 1273 5680
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 351 418 428 459 452 2108
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 214 257 273 296 276 1316
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 107 175 211 200 185 878
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 107 125 155 178 151 716
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 101 140 138 158 155 692
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 64 92 112 137 145 550
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 53 91 105 86 93 428
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 47 82 82 91 97 399
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 43 58 68 63 82 314
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 40 58 67 79 70 314
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 59 72 58 62 61 312
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 33 54 69 71 58 285
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 39 51 55 66 69 280
(U.S.) OR OREGON 47 60 61 55 55 278
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 23 30 33 47 43 176
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 24 36 37 41 36 174
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 25 23 28 36 30 142
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 23 25 23 30 27 128
(U.S.) UT UTAH 19 24 20 28 31 122
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 24 30 22 14 16 106
(U.S.) OH OHIO 17 22 19 15 12 85
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 13 16 10 16 16 71
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 11 11 17 18 62
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 4 14 5 11 17 51
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 6 7 13 10 9 45
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 6 11 7 10 5 39
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 8 6 7 8 32
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 6 4 7 5 26
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 3 4 4 3 5 19
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 1 9 1 5 19
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 4 2 6 2 5 19
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 5 2 5 4 1 17
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 6 3 2 4 16
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 4 3 1 3 4 15
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 2 3 4 3 14
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 2 3 4 2 3 14
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 1 8 3 13
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 5 5 11
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 2 1 3 4 11
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 2 3 2 3 10
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 2 1 3 2 10
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 1 1 2 1 7
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 2 2 1 0 5
(U.S.) ME MAINE 3 0 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 2 1 1 4
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 0 2 1 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 2359 3224 3322 3581 3546 16032
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 342 452 438 467 436 2135
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 100 151 171 190 196 808
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 89 132 115 130 118 584
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 84 80 118 121 111 514
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 43 93 101 113 140 490
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 29 57 93 91 162 432
(Foreign) INX INDIA 24 60 73 105 136 398
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 27 72 78 101 93 371
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 33 64 70 55 70 292
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 31 58 43 61 55 248
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 12 18 32 44 41 147
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 11 22 29 43 38 143
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 17 30 20 35 41 143
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 10 21 22 19 20 92
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 9 12 13 24 17 75
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 8 15 7 18 18 66
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 13 12 11 14 14 64
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 4 5 10 10 15 44
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 4 7 14 10 8 43
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 9 13 9 3 5 39
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 1 16 8 7 33
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 5 5 7 6 5 28
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 3 3 3 6 8 23
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 4 3 4 6 4 21
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 3 3 0 7 7 20
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 2 9 3 1 17
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 6 8 14
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 3 4 1 2 3 13
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 3 2 1 4 12
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 4 1 4 9
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 2 5 8
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 1 1 3 7
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 3 1 1 2 7
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 2 1 2 6
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 3 2 0 1 0 6
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 1 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 2 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 1 2 0 3
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) JMX JAMAICA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) GHX GHANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 929 1409 1526 1713 1811 7388
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 3288 4633 4848 5294 5357 23420



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