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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 710, Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data 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 216 268 264 304 248 1300
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 93 113 96 79 66 447
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 52 54 47 39 52 244
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 44 47 34 34 25 184
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 45 57 28 27 20 177
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 32 35 31 32 31 161
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 26 35 33 25 28 147
(U.S.) OR OREGON 34 30 30 25 28 147
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 27 27 27 31 28 140
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 18 24 19 16 21 98
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 12 12 14 7 4 49
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 7 12 12 9 43
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 5 11 3 5 16 40
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 4 2 6 9 6 27
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2 12 6 3 2 25
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 6 6 3 3 4 22
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 6 5 4 2 19
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 8 2 5 2 18
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 4 5 3 3 18
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2 6 2 2 5 17
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 4 1 4 2 15
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 2 4 0 5 11
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 3 5 1 1 1 11
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 3 1 2 2 10
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 4 4 1 0 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 1 3 3 0 9
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 3 0 4 0 9
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 2 2 1 3 8
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 2 3 0 1 7
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 1 4 1 7
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 2 0 0 1 6
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 2 1 0 1 6
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 0 2 1 1 2 6
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 2 0 0 5
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 1 1 2 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 2 1 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 2 0 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 652 799 696 691 624 3462
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 182 240 237 233 204 1096
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 72 81 72 71 52 348
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 26 52 52 47 53 230
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 31 51 47 61 39 229
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 19 27 37 34 39 156
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 17 35 33 41 26 152
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 23 29 28 19 31 130
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 8 21 25 27 40 121
(Foreign) INX INDIA 10 23 13 22 26 94
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 13 14 17 24 77
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 4 6 4 8 4 26
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 9 1 5 2 7 24
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 6 4 6 4 21
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 3 4 3 2 14
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 3 5 0 2 4 14
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 5 2 2 1 4 14
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 4 3 0 4 2 13
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 3 3 1 1 12
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 4 3 2 2 12
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 4 2 1 4 1 12
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 2 4 2 9
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 3 4 1 9
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 1 2 0 0 5
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 3 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 1 1 1 4
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 4 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 1 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 437 622 594 618 575 2846
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1089 1421 1290 1309 1199 6308



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