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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 711, Memory (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 346 396 480 487 550 2259
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 124 128 122 232 174 780
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 82 92 68 83 96 421
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 61 49 77 74 69 330
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 51 69 62 66 76 324
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 54 64 55 68 82 323
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 53 40 61 69 70 293
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 40 38 39 56 66 239
(U.S.) OR OREGON 52 38 46 56 37 229
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 44 47 41 46 34 212
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 12 28 22 25 25 112
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 10 14 19 25 10 78
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 11 9 13 12 15 60
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 7 9 12 15 54
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 9 10 9 11 11 50
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 10 12 9 9 8 48
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 8 6 13 16 46
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 4 4 9 9 7 33
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 4 8 11 9 33
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 6 9 5 9 1 30
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 7 4 2 11 6 30
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 1 1 3 4 14
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 3 5 3 0 12
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 4 4 0 0 9
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 1 2 3 0 8
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 1 4 0 0 7
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 0 0 0 4 2 6
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 3 3 6
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 1 1 3 1 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 0 1 1 1 6
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 1 0 2 5
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2 0 1 1 1 5
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 1 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 2 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 1012 1088 1184 1407 1397 6088
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 299 312 411 491 447 1960
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 53 66 87 100 97 403
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 35 37 65 124 77 338
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 27 31 48 93 70 269
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 43 43 63 69 37 255
(Foreign) INX INDIA 23 34 35 53 73 218
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 25 27 30 46 32 160
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 17 35 36 28 39 155
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 13 6 12 31 38 100
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 16 17 18 17 14 82
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 6 10 7 5 10 38
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 4 7 8 13 34
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 7 5 10 5 4 31
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 5 4 7 2 9 27
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 5 2 4 8 21
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 1 7 8 19
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 6 4 3 6 19
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 4 1 6 2 15
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 4 3 3 3 14
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 4 1 3 1 12
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 2 2 2 3 10
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 3 3 2 0 0 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 0 1 0 3 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 3 0 0 2 5
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 1 2 0 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 3 0 4
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 3 0 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 591 665 857 1112 998 4223
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1603 1753 2041 2519 2395 10311



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