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Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year 2009
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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 2005 - FY 2009)Read Footnote 22
State/Territory 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009Read Footnote 33
Total 218,472 236,012 247,898 257,818 N/A
Alabama     884     837     886     996 N/A
Alaska      93      86      82      88 N/A
Arizona   4,090   4,123   4,486   4,460 N/A
Arkansas     381     365     406     420 N/A
California  52,401  57,608  63,027  66,370 N/A
Colorado   4,794   4,889   4,918   4,898 N/A
Connecticut   3,872   4,368   4,281   4,326 N/A
Delaware     873     897     954     922 N/A
District of Columbia     192     223     250     262 N/A
Florida   7,309   7,896   8,184   8,480 N/A
Georgia   3,966   4,906   4,818   4,946 N/A
Hawaii     206     245     294     300 N/A
Idaho   2,783   3,114   2,495   1,905 N/A
Illinois   8,471   9,108   9,323   9,340 N/A
Indiana   3,209   3,085   3,178   3,345 N/A
Iowa   1,428   1,580   1,490   1,641 N/A
Kansas   1,270   1,355   1,475   1,587 N/A
Kentucky   1,198   1,184   1,129   1,215 N/A
Louisiana     777     808     838     709 N/A
Maine     348     382     415     411 N/A
Maryland   3,450   3,731   3,840   3,694 N/A
Massachusetts   9,990  10,506  11,218  11,534 N/A
Michigan   7,764   7,964   8,249   8,447 N/A
Minnesota   6,871   7,755   7,997   8,164 N/A
Mississippi     347     367     329     320 N/A
Missouri   2,010   2,166   2,273   2,335 N/A
Montana     346     291     281     258 N/A
Nebraska     555     532     689     592 N/A
Nevada   1,400   1,426   1,629   1,996 N/A
New Hampshire   1,384   1,474   1,450   1,564 N/A
New Jersey   7,994   8,973   8,649   9,428 N/A
New Mexico     949     802     960     857 N/A
New York  13,482  14,595  15,518  16,838 N/A
North Carolina   4,827   5,427   5,841   7,008 N/A
North Dakota     200     217     218     178 N/A
Ohio   6,836   7,508   8,104   7,791 N/A
Oklahoma   1,071   1,079   1,129   1,048 N/A
Oregon   4,912   5,197   4,841   4,487 N/A
Pennsylvania   6,812   7,448   7,811   7,951 N/A
Rhode Island     697     652     716     740 N/A
South Carolina   1,255   1,541   1,506   1,585 N/A
South Dakota     168     170     198     193 N/A
Tennessee   2,063   2,357   2,320   2,010 N/A
Texas  13,903  14,803  15,886  17,339 N/A
Utah   1,987   2,304   2,391   2,516 N/A
Vermont     866     983   1,001   1,309 N/A
Virginia   2,993   3,242   3,554   3,532 N/A
Washington  10,149  10,444  11,163  12,602 N/A
West Virginia     292     309     294     274 N/A
Wisconsin   4,127   4,453   4,631   4,341 N/A
Wyoming     128     147     198     183 N/A
Puerto Rico      84      75      70      70 N/A
Virgin Islands       9       7      10      10 N/A
U.S. Pacific IslandsRead Footnote 44       3       2       3       - N/A
United StatesRead Footnote 55       3       6       2       3 N/A

Notes:

- Represents zero.

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

2: Finalized data for FY 2005 to 2008 provided. (back to text)

3: FY 2009 preliminary data will be available January 2010 at www.uspto.gov, and finalized in the FY 2010 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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