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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 718, Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 103 99 131 182 215 730
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 37 34 88 81 71 311
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 44 33 62 76 87 302
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 23 27 57 79 68 254
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 18 24 27 28 33 130
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 10 9 32 42 23 116
(U.S.) OR OREGON 21 16 26 19 19 101
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 3 9 10 37 26 85
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 6 11 20 14 13 64
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 4 12 20 21 58
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 5 13 15 14 50
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 5 5 10 11 7 38
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 4 3 10 11 32
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 2 7 5 12 27
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 0 8 6 10 25
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 2 10 4 5 23
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 0 4 5 4 6 19
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 5 3 4 3 4 19
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1 0 5 4 4 14
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 3 4 6 13
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 1 0 3 4 10
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 0 3 0 2 7
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 2 2 2 1 7
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 0 3 3 6
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 0 4 0 1 6
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 0 1 0 2 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 1 0 0 2 3
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 296 296 548 654 672 2466
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 44 43 95 120 127 429
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 21 10 24 35 42 132
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 8 7 23 22 42 102
(Foreign) INX INDIA 4 3 19 33 43 102
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 9 7 14 24 35 89
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 5 10 21 40 77
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 1 11 21 27 61
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 1 3 7 14 23 48
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 5 9 9 15 40
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 9 5 6 8 11 39
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 2 2 6 5 12 27
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 4 2 6 9 5 26
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 1 7 6 3 20
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 0 7 4 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 0 5 2 3 10
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 1 1 3 1 2 8
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 1 0 3 3 7
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1 1 1 3 1 7
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 0 1 1 3 6
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 2 2 0 0 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 2 1 3
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 115 102 251 353 451 1272
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 411 398 799 1007 1123 3738



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