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Granted Patents over TimeNumberRankPer 100,000
Population
Rank
20152,2782034.424
20101,6972226.226
20051,2462219.826
20001,7011828.023
19951,2801422.123
Total for Period 1995-201534,0592025.925
% Change 2010-201534.2 %13
% Change 1995-201578.0 %32

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Granted Patents by Class in 2015NumberRank 2010-2015
Total
Rank
Total2,2782012,00320
   Utility2,0332110,67321
   Design239181,29918
   Plant222630
Top 20 Utility Patent Sub Classes in This State, 2010 to 2015
     606 - Surgery (instruments)6835
     623 - Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor6612
     424 - Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514)55414
     800 - Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes4254
     60 - Power Plants2777
     128 - Surgery (includes Class 600)27113
     701 - DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing)21010
     604 - Surgery (Medicators and Receptors)20513
     532 - Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570)20013
     520 - Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528)19112
     340 - Communications: Electrical16516
     5 - Beds1512
     435 - Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology15020
     310 - Electrical Generator or Motor Structure1394
     280 - Land Vehicles13210
     705 - DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing)12824
     52 - Static Structures (e.g., Buildings)12116
     428 - Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles11318
     250 - Radiant Energy11214
     123 - Internal-Combustion Engines1115

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office