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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 717, DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing)

( 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 260 202 254 348 383 1447
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 217 133 179 217 241 987
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 97 91 103 131 104 526
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 65 61 89 85 115 415
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 37 46 86 105 108 382
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 26 31 46 68 68 239
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 13 18 33 39 65 168
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 19 16 22 37 43 137
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 28 17 12 17 22 96
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 19 7 15 33 17 91
(U.S.) OR OREGON 18 9 10 20 23 80
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 11 4 15 27 20 77
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 13 8 10 13 20 64
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 10 5 8 18 21 62
(U.S.) UT UTAH 8 12 12 10 9 51
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 9 4 14 9 45
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 8 7 9 11 39
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 3 8 7 15 38
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 8 4 6 11 7 36
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 4 8 14 6 35
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 5 4 8 11 33
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 10 2 3 8 2 25
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 5 4 5 6 25
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 0 1 5 9 17
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 1 2 3 3 12
(U.S.) IA IOWA 4 0 3 1 3 11
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 2 0 2 4 11
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 0 5 1 3 10
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 3 1 3 9
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 0 2 0 5 8
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 1 2 2 3 8
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 2 2 2 6
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 4 0 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 2 0 0 4
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 0 3 4
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 3 1 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 0 1 1 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 2 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 919 713 966 1270 1369 5237
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 79 67 89 137 114 486
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 84 61 83 117 132 477
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 57 61 95 110 95 418
(Foreign) INX INDIA 34 42 48 93 124 341
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 27 30 46 66 52 221
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 16 19 23 75 65 198
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 19 15 27 50 41 152
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 13 11 19 33 41 117
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 11 15 20 26 20 92
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 10 14 25 27 77
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 10 6 8 17 9 50
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 3 10 15 14 47
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4 10 10 5 14 43
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 6 8 11 8 9 42
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 3 5 7 12 8 35
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 7 9 4 4 10 34
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 1 6 6 7 23
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 1 1 5 7 3 17
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 2 11 2 15
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 3 1 4 6 1 15
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 2 1 5 4 13
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 1 2 5 2 12
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 0 2 1 5 11
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 1 5 2 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 4 2 2 1 9
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 1 0 7 8
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 0 3 2 6
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 2 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 2 1 0 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 395 387 548 848 820 2998
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1314 1100 1514 2118 2189 8235



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