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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 20648 27336 28147 32107 36193 144431
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 5934 7545 7583 8367 9222 38651
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 5237 7082 6956 7640 8489 35404
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 3696 4923 5191 5734 6409 25953
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4309 5258 4765 5390 5878 25600
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2983 3823 3964 4598 5119 20487
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2839 3874 3850 4224 4717 19504
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 2898 3611 3806 4345 4644 19304
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 2625 3597 3860 3902 4292 18276
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 2656 3350 3219 3483 3961 16669
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2197 2977 3136 3686 3953 15949
(U.S.) OH OHIO 2341 3230 3177 3387 3689 15824
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2012 2636 2607 2977 3143 13375
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1714 2135 2102 2442 2793 11186
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1562 1976 2069 2210 2225 10042
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1784 2040 1977 2059 2164 10024
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 1415 1907 1933 2128 2505 9888
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1416 1875 1939 2108 2168 9506
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1467 1814 1784 1785 2025 8875
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1073 1587 1600 1691 1886 7837
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1277 1578 1513 1609 1748 7725
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1095 1492 1437 1741 1921 7686
(U.S.) UT UTAH 766 1017 1065 1167 1228 5243
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 941 1095 1032 930 992 4990
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 708 975 878 1015 1184 4760
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 647 925 969 930 1003 4474
(U.S.) IA IOWA 670 763 811 854 933 4031
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 435 615 707 1004 1018 3779
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 542 725 725 734 822 3548
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 461 517 656 850 873 3357
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 338 540 553 752 840 3023
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 452 642 504 487 529 2614
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 368 536 488 543 553 2488
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 403 516 484 471 548 2422
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 304 444 352 413 503 2016
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 311 367 418 445 453 1994
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 303 434 389 417 443 1986
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 257 304 308 364 395 1628
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 231 276 306 329 321 1463
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 193 214 208 292 307 1214
(U.S.) ME MAINE 118 211 183 211 234 957
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 125 145 147 140 161 718
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 96 144 134 178 159 711
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 92 118 94 135 145 584
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 71 121 101 108 125 526
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 73 105 96 119 118 511
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 57 82 97 131 133 500
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 82 107 84 96 111 480
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 46 70 96 113 129 454
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 59 82 65 120 113 439
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 39 28 27 28 46 168
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 14 24 27 34 19 118
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 1 2 3 3 6 15
(U.S.) GU GUAM 1 0 0 0 3 4
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 0 1 0 0 2 3
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 82382 107791 108622 121026 133593 553414
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 35501 44813 46139 50677 51919 229049
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 9000 12363 11919 13835 15498 62615
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 8762 11671 12262 13233 14548 60476
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 6642 8239 8781 10646 11071 45379
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 3655 4852 5014 5775 6547 25843
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 3140 4450 4532 5386 6083 23591
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 3173 4299 4292 5211 5806 22781
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1655 2657 3174 4637 5928 18051
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1404 1819 1981 2474 3012 10690
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1346 1798 1885 2120 2499 9648
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 1288 1615 1742 1904 2253 8802
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1208 1608 1663 1831 2270 8580
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1014 1434 1710 2081 2271 8510
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1221 1748 1921 1525 1631 8046
(Foreign) INX INDIA 679 1098 1234 1691 2424 7126
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 864 1143 951 1064 1221 5243
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 594 820 802 866 1062 4144
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 503 727 753 858 1008 3849
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 390 605 730 850 921 3496
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 436 603 647 810 797 3293
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 317 414 469 642 711 2553
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 305 429 419 532 540 2225
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 265 399 366 444 475 1949
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 196 272 298 331 417 1514
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 177 252 304 338 431 1502
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 158 202 161 210 214 945
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 127 168 180 223 247 945
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 103 175 215 196 254 943
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 93 116 123 142 161 635
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 22 58 61 170 237 548
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 60 101 90 122 155 528
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 44 74 93 127 167 505
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 46 91 100 105 134 476
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 35 39 57 77 94 302
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 34 47 58 82 65 286
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 45 45 49 63 75 277
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 23 46 53 36 77 235
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 19 29 41 47 74 210
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 36 31 40 42 54 203
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 36 58 43 24 29 190
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 17 28 30 40 60 175
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 21 22 35 37 54 169
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 15 14 24 32 84 169
(Foreign) ROX ROMANIA 8 16 34 44 60 162
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 22 24 29 39 42 156
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 23 37 27 40 27 154
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 16 13 17 41 38 125
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 24 22 22 21 22 111
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 3 16 21 25 34 99
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 3 15 11 25 41 95
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 21 16 15 16 23 91
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 6 7 16 25 35 89
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 16 9 16 22 17 80
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 8 13 18 25 14 78
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 10 17 18 17 12 74
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 9 7 10 20 18 64
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 12 8 14 9 9 52
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 2 6 11 16 14 49
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 7 6 6 12 16 47
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 7 8 8 8 11 42
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 3 6 7 8 15 39
(Foreign) CUX CUBA 4 8 6 5 13 36
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 3 2 4 13 12 34
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 4 5 9 9 5 32
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 5 6 2 9 10 32
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 3 4 9 8 7 31
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 3 8 9 5 6 31
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 1 4 7 11 8 31
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 5 7 3 7 6 28
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 1 3 3 8 12 27
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 6 3 4 3 7 23
(Foreign) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 2 1 6 3 10 22
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 4 2 2 5 8 21
(Foreign) JEX JERSEY 0 2 4 7 7 20
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 5 3 3 5 4 20
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 4 2 3 4 4 17
(Foreign) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 2 4 2 3 6 17
(Foreign) GIX GIBRALTAR 1 0 4 6 4 15
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 1 0 5 3 6 15
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 2 7 2 3 14
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 7 1 3 0 3 14
(Foreign) QAX QATAR 2 0 1 4 7 14
(Foreign) TNX TUNISIA 0 2 3 5 4 14
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 3 5 2 3 13
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 3 1 2 0 7 13
(Foreign) JMX JAMAICA 3 4 1 2 3 13
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 2 3 1 5 2 13
(Foreign) PEX PERU 1 1 5 3 3 13
(Foreign) CMX CAMEROON 1 4 0 3 4 12
(Foreign) GEX GEORGIA (REPUBLIC OF) 1 2 3 2 4 12
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 1 1 4 3 3 12
(Foreign) OMX OMAN 1 1 3 3 3 11
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 2 2 0 2 5 11
(Foreign) ECX ECUADOR 3 0 2 2 2 9
(Foreign) MAX MOROCCO 1 1 3 2 1 8
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 1 1 0 1 3 6
(Foreign) ADX ANDORRA 1 1 1 2 0 5
(Foreign) AGX ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA 0 0 1 3 1 5
(Foreign) NGX NIGERIA 0 0 1 3 1 5
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 4 0 1 0 0 5
(Foreign) ZWX ZIMBABWE 4 0 0 0 1 5
(Foreign) AZX AZERBAIJAN 0 0 2 1 1 4
(Foreign) BAX BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 1 0 0 3 0 4
(Foreign) BDX BANGLADESH 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) BHX BAHRAIN 0 1 0 1 2 4
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 1 0 1 0 2 4
(Foreign) AIX ANGUILLA 1 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) GTX GUATEMALA 0 1 0 2 0 3
(Foreign) AOX ANGOLA 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) AWX ARUBA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BNX BRUNEI DARUSSALAM 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) GHX GHANA 0 1 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) KPX KOREA, NORTH 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) PYX PARAGUAY 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) SCX SEYCHELLES 0 0 1 0 1 2
(Foreign) SMX SAN MARINO 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) SYX SYRIA 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) WSX SAMOA 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) AFX AFGHANISTAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ALX ALBANIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) ANX NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BBX BARBADOS 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BFX BURKINA FASO 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BZX BELIZE 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) DZX ALGERIA 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) FOX FAROE ISLANDS 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HNX HONDURAS 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HTX HAITI 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MKX MACEDONIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MNX MONGOLIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NIX NICARAGUA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SVX EL SALVADOR 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) UZX UZBEKISTAN 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VUX VANUATU 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 84967 111823 115883 132129 144242 589044
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 167349 219614 224505 253155 277835 1142458



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