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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 152 260 202 253 348 1215
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 168 217 133 179 217 914
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 65 97 91 103 131 487
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 41 65 61 89 85 341
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 39 37 46 86 105 313
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 21 26 31 46 68 192
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 11 13 18 33 39 114
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 10 19 16 22 37 104
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 12 28 17 12 17 86
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 10 19 7 14 33 83
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 6 11 4 15 27 63
(U.S.) OR OREGON 6 18 9 10 20 63
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 13 8 10 13 49
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 10 5 8 18 47
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 8 12 12 10 43
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 9 9 4 14 39
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 9 3 4 8 14 38
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 8 4 6 11 33
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 4 8 7 9 32
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 10 2 3 8 27
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 1 5 3 8 7 24
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 5 5 4 8 22
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 5 5 4 5 20
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 3 1 2 3 10
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 4 0 3 1 8
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 2 0 1 5 8
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 1 0 5 1 8
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 1 3 1 7
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 3 2 0 2 7
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 4 0 0 1 6
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 0 1 2 2 6
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 3 1 0 0 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 1 1 1 2 5
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 1 0 2 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 2 2 4
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 0 2 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 2 0 3
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 587 919 713 964 1270 4453
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 47 79 67 89 137 419
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 45 84 61 83 117 390
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 40 57 61 95 110 363
(Foreign) INX INDIA 17 34 42 48 93 234
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 17 27 30 46 66 186
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 18 16 19 23 75 151
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 8 19 15 27 50 119
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 5 13 11 19 33 81
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 8 11 15 20 26 80
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 1 10 14 25 55
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 8 10 6 8 17 49
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 6 8 11 8 36
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 5 3 10 15 34
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 3 5 7 12 29
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 4 10 10 5 29
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 2 7 9 4 4 26
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 2 3 1 4 6 16
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 1 1 5 7 16
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 3 1 6 6 16
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 4 2 1 2 5 14
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 2 11 13
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 2 1 5 10
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 3 0 2 1 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 4 2 2 9
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 0 1 5 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 3 4
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 1 0 2 1 0 4
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 242 395 387 548 848 2420
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 829 1314 1100 1512 2118 6873



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