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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 719, Interprogram Communication or Interprocess Communication (Ipc) (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 82 73 108 112 115 490
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 88 52 52 69 65 326
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 20 34 43 29 34 160
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 16 16 22 22 23 99
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 12 19 16 22 17 86
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 7 8 9 21 22 67
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 17 12 12 8 50
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 6 5 6 11 5 33
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 8 4 5 6 7 30
(U.S.) OR OREGON 9 6 4 4 6 29
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 2 10 2 3 22
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 3 6 2 4 20
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 5 3 3 4 18
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 1 7 4 5 18
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 3 3 3 5 15
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 2 6 4 2 15
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 1 1 5 4 13
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 3 2 4 1 12
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 1 4 2 3 11
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2 4 2 0 1 9
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 3 0 2 1 8
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 1 2 0 2 7
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 1 1 3 1 7
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 3 0 2 6
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 1 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 1 0 2 0 4
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 0 1 1 2 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 1 1 0 3
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 283 268 330 349 346 1576
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 10 22 28 32 41 133
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 29 20 18 25 10 102
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 7 14 12 23 24 80
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 15 12 15 11 12 65
(Foreign) INX INDIA 3 8 9 23 13 56
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 6 9 12 14 43
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 8 6 11 7 9 41
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 5 3 6 11 13 38
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 6 4 5 7 9 31
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 2 5 6 6 5 24
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 4 2 3 8 5 22
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 6 4 2 0 2 14
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 2 1 2 4 10
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 2 4 1 0 9
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 2 4 2 1 9
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 4 2 2 0 8
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 3 1 1 1 1 7
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 2 2 0 0 2 6
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 2 0 1 2 5
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 2 1 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 2 1 1 0 4
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 108 126 143 181 173 731
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 391 394 473 530 519 2307



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