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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 716, Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks

( 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 263 279 289 348 372 1551
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 41 72 84 80 120 397
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 35 52 71 69 70 297
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 33 61 55 47 50 246
(U.S.) OR OREGON 23 19 29 26 25 122
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 26 17 36 21 20 120
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 15 21 12 17 80
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 15 13 13 11 22 74
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 6 12 17 16 14 65
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 15 9 6 13 14 57
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 10 6 7 8 10 41
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 8 5 2 3 22
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 8 4 5 2 21
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 3 4 2 8 19
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 2 2 5 1 16
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 1 1 1 5 8 16
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 0 1 2 3 3 9
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 0 2 2 4 9
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 2 3 3 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 3 0 1 0 6
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 3 1 2 0 0 6
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 2 1 1 0 5
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 1 2 1 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 1 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 507 587 661 683 770 3208
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 123 172 179 204 163 841
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 37 30 45 74 108 294
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 31 30 35 23 35 154
(Foreign) INX INDIA 7 24 24 35 54 144
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 15 27 16 33 31 122
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 15 18 21 22 19 95
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 15 13 12 22 14 76
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 13 12 17 24 75
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 10 15 12 14 14 65
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 0 3 11 30 46
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 2 5 9 8 26
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 3 3 5 3 16
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 3 2 2 5 13
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 2 4 5 12
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 1 3 3 2 11
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 3 1 3 1 2 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 1 5 3 10
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 2 1 0 5 9
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 3 2 1 1 8
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 4 1 1 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 1 2 2 6
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 0 1 4 0 6
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 1 1 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 1 1 2 4
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 0 2 0 1 4
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 282 359 391 499 540 2071
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 789 946 1052 1182 1310 5279



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