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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 1192 1152 1239 1274 1805 6662
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 418 428 459 452 553 2310
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 257 273 296 276 317 1419
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 175 211 200 185 242 1013
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 125 155 178 151 212 821
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 140 138 158 155 201 792
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 92 112 137 145 197 683
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 82 82 91 97 129 481
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 91 105 86 93 100 475
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 58 68 63 82 89 360
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 58 67 79 70 84 358
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 72 58 62 61 86 339
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 51 55 66 69 82 323
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 54 69 71 58 65 317
(U.S.) OR OREGON 60 61 55 55 53 284
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 36 37 41 36 51 201
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 30 33 47 43 30 183
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 23 28 36 30 41 158
(U.S.) UT UTAH 24 20 28 31 49 152
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 25 23 30 27 32 137
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 30 22 14 16 25 107
(U.S.) OH OHIO 22 19 15 12 14 82
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 16 10 16 16 22 80
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 14 5 11 17 29 76
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 11 11 17 18 12 69
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 7 13 10 9 9 48
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 11 7 10 5 10 43
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 8 6 7 8 12 41
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 6 4 7 5 5 27
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 9 1 5 9 25
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 4 4 3 5 6 22
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 1 8 3 9 22
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 6 2 5 6 21
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 6 3 2 4 6 21
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 3 4 3 7 19
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 3 1 3 4 8 19
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 5 5 6 17
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 3 2 3 4 14
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 4 2 3 2 14
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 5 4 1 1 13
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 1 3 4 1 11
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 1 3 2 2 10
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 2 1 0 3 8
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 1 2 1 3 8
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 0 2 1 2 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 1 0 3 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 2 1 1 0 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 1 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 1 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 3224 3322 3581 3547 4636 18310
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 452 438 467 436 483 2276
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 151 171 190 196 250 958
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 132 114 130 118 175 669
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 57 93 91 162 238 641
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 93 101 113 140 181 628
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 80 118 121 111 153 583
(Foreign) INX INDIA 60 73 105 136 205 579
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 72 78 101 93 147 491
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 64 70 55 70 86 345
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 58 43 61 55 69 286
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 22 29 43 38 65 197
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 30 20 35 41 50 176
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 18 32 44 41 37 172
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 21 22 19 20 35 117
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 12 13 24 17 34 100
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 15 7 18 18 26 84
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 12 11 14 14 19 70
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 5 10 10 15 19 59
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 7 14 10 8 19 58
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 16 8 7 12 44
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 13 9 3 5 7 37
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 5 7 6 5 6 29
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 3 3 6 8 5 25
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 3 0 7 7 7 24
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 4 6 4 4 21
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 6 8 6 20
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 2 9 3 1 3 18
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 2 1 4 6 16
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 4 1 4 6 15
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 1 1 3 7 13
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 1 2 5 2 10
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 4 1 2 3 0 10
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 1 1 1 3 2 8
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 2 1 2 1 7
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 3 1 1 2 0 7
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 0 1 2 1 6
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 1 1 4 6
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 2 3 5
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 2 0 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 1 2 0 0 3
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) JMX JAMAICA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GHX GHANA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 1409 1525 1713 1811 2385 8843
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 4633 4847 5294 5358 7021 27153



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