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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 279 289 348 372 403 1691
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 72 84 80 120 81 437
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 52 71 69 70 50 312
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 61 55 47 50 48 261
(U.S.) OR OREGON 19 29 26 25 43 142
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 17 36 21 20 14 108
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 13 13 11 22 17 76
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 15 21 12 17 9 74
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 12 17 16 14 15 74
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 6 13 14 16 58
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 6 7 8 10 8 39
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 8 5 2 3 10 28
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 2 5 1 10 20
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 8 4 5 2 1 20
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 4 2 8 3 20
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 1 1 5 8 1 16
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 1 2 3 3 2 11
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 2 2 4 2 10
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 2 3 3 1 9
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 0 2 0 0 6 8
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 3 0 1 0 2 6
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 2 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 1 1 0 1 5
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 2 0 0 2 4
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 587 661 683 770 750 3451
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 172 179 204 163 119 837
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 30 45 74 108 164 421
(Foreign) INX INDIA 24 24 35 54 49 186
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 27 16 33 31 45 152
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 30 35 23 35 23 146
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 18 21 22 19 18 98
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 13 12 17 24 21 87
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 13 12 22 14 19 80
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 15 12 14 14 19 74
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 3 11 30 26 70
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 2 5 9 8 8 32
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 3 5 3 3 17
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 2 2 5 1 13
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 2 4 5 1 12
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 2 1 0 5 4 12
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 3 3 2 1 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 1 1 5 3 0 10
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 1 1 2 5 9
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 3 2 1 1 2 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 3 1 2 1 8
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 4 1 1 1 7
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 4 0 2 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 2 2 0 5
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 1 0 1 2 1 5
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 2 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 359 391 499 540 539 2328
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 946 1052 1182 1310 1289 5779



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