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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 74 82 73 108 112 449
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 91 88 52 52 69 352
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 16 20 34 43 29 142
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 11 16 16 22 22 87
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 13 12 19 16 22 82
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 14 1 17 12 12 56
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 7 7 8 9 21 52
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 8 8 4 5 6 31
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 6 5 6 11 30
(U.S.) OR OREGON 5 9 6 4 4 28
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 4 5 2 10 2 23
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 4 3 5 3 3 18
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 2 5 3 6 2 18
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 1 2 6 4 18
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 1 1 7 4 15
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 1 3 3 3 14
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 5 2 4 2 0 13
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 2 3 2 4 11
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 2 1 1 5 11
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 2 1 1 4 2 10
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 0 2 3 0 2 7
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 2 1 1 0 2 6
(U.S.) OH OHIO 0 1 1 1 3 6
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 1 0 3 0 5
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 2 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 0 0 1 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 2 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 1 0 1 3
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 282 283 268 330 349 1512
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 21 10 22 28 32 113
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 16 29 20 18 25 108
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 15 12 15 11 64
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 7 14 12 23 57
(Foreign) INX INDIA 4 3 8 9 23 47
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 8 6 11 7 37
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 2 6 9 12 29
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 6 6 4 5 7 28
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 2 5 3 6 11 27
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 0 2 5 6 6 19
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 4 2 3 8 17
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 5 6 4 2 0 17
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 3 3 1 1 1 9
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 2 2 4 1 9
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 4 2 2 8
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 2 4 2 8
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 1 2 1 2 8
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 2 2 0 0 5
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 2 1 1 4
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 0 1 2 3
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 79 108 126 143 181 637
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 361 391 394 473 530 2149



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