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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 ALL, ALL CLASSES

( 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 27336 28147 32107 36193 40661 164444
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 7545 7583 8367 9222 10022 42739
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 7082 6956 7640 8489 8904 39071
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 4923 5191 5734 6409 6725 28982
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 5258 4765 5390 5878 6448 27739
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 3823 3964 4598 5119 5306 22810
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 3874 3850 4224 4717 5036 21701
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 3611 3806 4345 4644 5106 21512
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3597 3860 3902 4292 4626 20277
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3350 3219 3483 3961 4091 18104
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2977 3136 3686 3953 4210 17962
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3230 3177 3387 3688 3755 17237
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2636 2607 2977 3143 3411 14774
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2135 2102 2442 2793 3184 12656
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1907 1933 2128 2506 2669 11143
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1976 2069 2210 2225 2517 10997
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2040 1977 2059 2164 2391 10631
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1875 1939 2108 2168 2309 10399
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1814 1784 1785 2025 2107 9515
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1587 1600 1691 1886 2078 8842
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1492 1437 1741 1921 2049 8640
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1578 1513 1609 1748 1851 8299
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1017 1065 1167 1228 1374 5851
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 975 878 1015 1184 1257 5309
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1095 1032 930 992 1012 5061
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 925 969 930 1003 1060 4887
(U.S.) IA IOWA 763 811 854 933 1000 4361
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 615 707 1004 1018 960 4304
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 725 725 734 822 889 3895
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 517 656 850 873 907 3803
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 540 553 752 840 834 3519
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 536 488 543 553 646 2766
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 642 504 487 529 578 2740
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 516 484 471 548 572 2591
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 444 352 413 503 500 2212
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 367 418 445 453 442 2125
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 434 389 417 443 423 2106
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 304 308 364 395 434 1805
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 276 306 329 321 363 1595
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 214 208 292 307 364 1385
(U.S.) ME MAINE 211 183 211 234 212 1051
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 144 134 178 159 204 819
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 145 147 140 161 153 746
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 118 94 135 145 134 626
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 82 97 131 133 161 604
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 121 101 108 125 136 591
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 105 96 119 118 115 553
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 70 96 113 129 115 523
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 107 84 96 111 104 502
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 82 65 120 113 122 502
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 28 27 28 46 49 178
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 24 27 34 19 38 142
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 2 3 3 6 4 18
(U.S.) GU GUAM 0 0 0 3 3 6
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 1 0 0 2 0 3
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 107791 108622 121026 133593 144621 615653
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 44813 46139 50677 51919 53849 247397
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 12363 11919 13835 15498 16550 70165
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 11671 12262 13233 14548 16469 68183
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 8239 8781 10646 11071 11332 50069
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4852 5014 5775 6547 7043 29231
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 4450 4532 5386 6083 6691 27142
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4299 4292 5211 5806 6487 26095
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2657 3174 4637 5928 7236 23632
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1819 1981 2474 3012 3471 12757
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1798 1885 2120 2499 2628 10930
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1434 1710 2081 2271 2767 10263
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1615 1742 1904 2252 2505 10018
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1608 1663 1831 2270 2398 9770
(Foreign) INX INDIA 1098 1234 1691 2424 2987 9434
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1748 1921 1525 1631 1693 8518
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1143 951 1064 1221 1338 5717
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 820 802 866 1062 1220 4770
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 727 753 858 1009 1180 4527
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 605 730 850 921 1051 4157
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 603 647 810 797 946 3803
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 414 469 642 711 789 3025
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 429 419 532 540 606 2526
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 399 366 444 475 547 2231
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 252 304 338 431 467 1792
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 272 298 331 417 445 1763
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 175 215 196 254 334 1174
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 168 180 223 247 261 1079
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 202 161 210 214 259 1046
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 58 61 170 237 294 820
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 116 123 142 161 152 694
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 74 93 127 167 182 643
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 101 90 122 155 172 640
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 91 100 105 134 159 589
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 39 57 77 94 162 429
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 47 58 82 65 62 314
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 45 49 63 75 71 303
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 46 53 36 77 75 287
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 29 41 47 74 90 281
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 14 24 32 84 98 252
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 16 34 44 60 65 219
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 22 35 37 54 63 211
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 31 40 42 54 43 210
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 58 43 24 29 48 202
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 28 30 40 60 36 194
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 24 29 39 42 46 180
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 37 27 40 27 44 175
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 13 17 41 38 47 156
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 16 21 25 34 45 141
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 22 22 21 22 44 131
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 15 11 25 41 32 124
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 7 16 25 35 28 111
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 7 10 20 18 54 109
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 16 15 16 23 36 106
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 9 16 22 17 26 90
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 17 18 17 12 20 84
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 13 18 25 14 12 82
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 6 6 12 16 21 61
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 8 8 8 11 21 56
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 6 11 16 14 6 53
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 8 14 9 9 12 52
(Foreign) CUX CUBA 8 6 5 13 19 51
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 6 7 8 15 9 45
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 2 4 13 12 10 41
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 4 7 11 8 9 39
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 3 3 8 12 12 38
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 6 2 9 10 9 36
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 4 9 8 7 6 34
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 8 9 5 6 5 33
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 1 6 3 10 11 31
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 5 9 9 5 2 30
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 7 3 7 6 7 30
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 2 2 5 8 12 29
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 3 3 5 4 10 25
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 2 4 7 7 3 23
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 3 4 3 7 6 23
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 5 3 6 7 21
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 4 2 3 6 6 21
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 2 7 2 3 6 20
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 2 3 5 4 5 19
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 2 3 4 4 4 17
(Foreign) PEX PERU 1 5 3 3 5 17
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 0 1 4 7 5 17
(Foreign) GIX GIBRALTAR 0 4 6 4 2 16
(Foreign) JMX JAMAICA 4 1 2 3 6 16
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 2 3 2 4 4 15
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 2 0 2 5 6 15
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 3 5 2 3 1 14
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 3 1 5 2 2 13
(Foreign) CMX CAMEROON 4 0 3 4 1 12
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 1 2 0 7 2 12
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 1 4 3 3 1 12
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 1 3 0 3 5 12
(Foreign) OMX OMAN 1 3 3 3 2 12
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 0 2 2 2 3 9
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 1 3 2 1 1 8
(Foreign) BHX BAHRAIN 1 0 1 2 3 7
(Foreign) ADX ANDORRA 1 1 2 0 2 6
(Foreign) AZX AZERBAIJAN 0 2 1 1 2 6
(Foreign) BDX BANGLADESH 0 0 1 3 2 6
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 1 0 1 3 1 6
(Foreign) AGX ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 0 1 3 1 0 5
(Foreign) GTX GUATEMALA 1 0 2 0 2 5
(Foreign) NGX NIGERIA 0 1 3 1 0 5
(Foreign) SCX SEYCHELLES 0 1 0 1 3 5
(Foreign) BBX BARBADOS 1 0 0 0 3 4
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 1 0 2 1 4
(Foreign) AOX ANGOLA 0 0 2 0 1 3
(Foreign) BAX BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 0 0 3 0 0 3
(Foreign) GHX GHANA 1 1 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) SYX SYRIA 0 1 1 0 1 3
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 1 0 0 2 3
(Foreign) AFX AFGHANISTAN 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) AIX ANGUILLA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) AWX ARUBA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) KPX KOREA, NORTH 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) MKX MACEDONIA 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) NIX NICARAGUA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) NPX NEPAL, FED. DEM. REPUBLIC OF 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) PYX PARAGUAY 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) SMX SAN MARINO 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) WSX SAMOA 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) ZWX ZIMBABWE 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) ALX ALBANIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ANX NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BNX BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CWX CURACAO 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) DZX ALGERIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ETX ETHIOPIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) FOX FAROE ISLANDS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) GAX GABON 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GLX GREENLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GNX GUINEA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HNX HONDURAS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HTX HAITI 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) KNX SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MDX MOLDOVA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MGX MADAGASCAR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MNX MONGOLIA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) SVX EL SALVADOR 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UZX UZBEKISTAN 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) VUX VANUATU 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 111823 115883 132129 144242 156057 660134
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 219614 224505 253155 277835 300678 1275787



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