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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2008
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TABLE 7: PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED BY RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES

TABLE 7: PATENT APPLICATIONS FILED BY RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATESRead Footnote 11
(FY 2004 - FY 2008)Read Footnote 22
State/Territory 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008Read Footnote 33
Total 218,220 218,472 236,012 247,898 N/A
Alabama     954     884     837     886 N/A
Alaska      90      93      86      82 N/A
Arizona   4,084   4,090   4,123   4,486 N/A
Arkansas     395     381     365     406 N/A
California  52,432  52,401  57,608  63,027 N/A
Colorado   4,910   4,794   4,889   4,918 N/A
Connecticut   4,167   3,872   4,368   4,281 N/A
Delaware     840     873     897     954 N/A
District of Columbia     229     192     223     250 N/A
Florida   7,103   7,309   7,896   8,184 N/A
Georgia   3,962   3,966   4,906   4,818 N/A
Hawaii     228     206     245     294 N/A
Idaho   3,377   2,783   3,114   2,495 N/A
Illinois   8,154   8,471   9,108   9,323 N/A
Indiana   2,878   3,209   3,085   3,178 N/A
Iowa   1,393   1,428   1,580   1,490 N/A
Kansas   1,403   1,270   1,355   1,475 N/A
Kentucky   1,100   1,198   1,184   1,129 N/A
Louisiana     799     777     808     838 N/A
Maine     383     348     382     415 N/A
Maryland   3,298   3,450   3,731   3,840 N/A
Massachusetts   9,981   9,990  10,506  11,218 N/A
Michigan   8,217   7,764   7,964   8,249 N/A
Minnesota   6,796   6,871   7,755   7,997 N/A
Mississippi     360     347     367     329 N/A
Missouri   2,150   2,010   2,166   2,273 N/A
Montana     326     346     291     281 N/A
Nebraska     537     555     532     689 N/A
Nevada   1,515   1,400   1,426   1,629 N/A
New Hampshire   1,442   1,384   1,474   1,450 N/A
New Jersey   7,746   7,994   8,973   8,649 N/A
New Mexico     721     949     802     960 N/A
New York  13,653  13,482  14,595  15,518 N/A
North Carolina   4,856   4,827   5,427   5,841 N/A
North Dakota     178     200     217     218 N/A
Ohio   7,156   6,836   7,508   8,104 N/A
Oklahoma   1,189   1,071   1,079   1,129 N/A
Oregon   4,968   4,912   5,197   4,841 N/A
Pennsylvania   7,044   6,812   7,448   7,811 N/A
Rhode Island     739     697     652     716 N/A
South Carolina   1,432   1,255   1,541   1,506 N/A
South Dakota     176     168     170     198 N/A
Tennessee   2,022   2,063   2,357   2,320 N/A
Texas  14,148  13,903  14,803  15,886 N/A
Utah   1,995   1,987   2,304   2,391 N/A
Vermont     882     866     983   1,001 N/A
Virginia   2,827   2,993   3,242   3,554 N/A
Washington   8,033  10,149  10,444  11,163 N/A
West Virginia     308     292     309     294 N/A
Wisconsin   4,410   4,127   4,453   4,631 N/A
Wyoming     144     128     147     198 N/A
Puerto Rico      80      84      75      70 N/A
Virgin Islands       5       9       7      10 N/A
U.S. Pacific IslandsRead Footnote 44       1       3       2       3 N/A
United StatesRead Footnote 55       4       3       6       2 N/A
OtherRead Footnote 55       -       -       -       - N/A

Notes:

- Represents zero.

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

2: Finalized data for FY 2004 to 2007 provided. (back to text)

3: FY 2008 preliminary data will be available January 2009 at www.uspto.gov, and finalized in the FY 2009 PAR. (back to text)

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

5: State/Territory information not available. (back to text)

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