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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2007
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TABLE 7: PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED BY RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATESRead Footnote 11
(FY 2003 - FY 2007)Read Footnote 22
State/Territory 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007Read Note 33
Total 197,256 218,220 218,472 236,012 N/A
Alabama     843     954     884     837 N/A
Alaska      94      90      93      86 N/A
Arizona   3,434   4,084   4,090   4,123 N/A
Arkansas     295     395     381     365 N/A
California  46,873  52,432  52,401  57,608 N/A
Colorado   4,713   4,910   4,794   4,889 N/A
Connecticut   3,739   4,167   3,872   4,368 N/A
Delaware     839     840     873     897 N/A
District of Columbia     213     229     192     223 N/A
Florida   6,691   7,103   7,309   7,896 N/A
Georgia   3,607   3,962   3,966   4,906 N/A
Hawaii     218     228     206     245 N/A
Idaho   3,240   3,377   2,783   3,114 N/A
Illinois   8,237   8,154   8,471   9,108 N/A
Indiana   2,916   2,878   3,209   3,085 N/A
Iowa   1,391   1,393   1,428   1,580 N/A
Kansas   1,110   1,403   1,270   1,355 N/A
Kentucky     918   1,100   1,198   1,184 N/A
Louisiana     852     799     777     808 N/A
Maine     332     383     348     382 N/A
Maryland   3,379   3,298   3,450   3,731 N/A
Massachusetts   8,728   9,981   9,990  10,506 N/A
Michigan   7,431   8,217   7,764   7,964 N/A
Minnesota   6,330   6,796   6,871   7,755 N/A
Mississippi     358     360     347     367 N/A
Missouri   1,859   2,150   2,010   2,166 N/A
Montana     268     326     346     291 N/A
Nebraska     477     537     555     532 N/A
Nevada   1,281   1,515   1,400   1,426 N/A
New Hampshire   1,316   1,442   1,384   1,474 N/A
New Jersey   7,501   7,746   7,994   8,973 N/A
New Mexico     699     721     949     802 N/A
New York  12,226  13,653  13,482  14,595 N/A
North Carolina   4,268   4,856   4,827   5,427 N/A
North Dakota     160     178     200     217 N/A
Ohio   6,610   7,156   6,836   7,508 N/A
Oklahoma   1,052   1,189   1,071   1,079 N/A
Oregon   4,008   4,968   4,912   5,197 N/A
Pennsylvania   6,696   7,044   6,812   7,448 N/A
Rhode Island     658     739     697     652 N/A
South Carolina   1,240   1,432   1,255   1,541 N/A
South Dakota     199     176     168     170 N/A
Tennessee   1,837   2,022   2,063   2,357 N/A
Texas  12,300  14,148  13,903  14,803 N/A
Utah   1,765   1,995   1,987   2,304 N/A
Vermont     628     882     866     983 N/A
Virginia   2,727   2,827   2,993   3,242 N/A
Washington   6,293   8,033  10,149  10,444 N/A
West Virginia     222     308     292     309 N/A
Wisconsin   3,943   4,410   4,127   4,453 N/A
Wyoming     146     144     128     147 N/A
Puerto Rico      78      80      84      75 N/A
Virgin Islands      14       5       9       7 N/A
U.S. Pacific IslandsRead Footnote 44       3       1       3       2 N/A
United States       1       4       3       6 N/A

Notes:

1: Data include utility, plant, design, and reissue applications. (back to text)

2: Finalized data for FY 2003 to 2006 provided. (back to text)

3: FY 2007 preliminary data will be available December 2007, and finalized in the FY 2008 PAR. (back to text)

4: Represents residents of American Samoa, Guam, and miscellaneous U.S. Pacific Islands. (back to text)

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