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Granted Patents over TimeNumberRankPer 100,000
Population
Rank
20192,7362140.623
20142,2652034.326
20091,2462119.326
20041,4852123.826
19991,7051728.724
Total for Period 1999-201933,5022027.625
% Change 2014-201920.8%19
% Change 1999-201960.5%29

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Granted Patents by Class in 2019NumberRank 2014-2019
Total
Rank
Total2,736219,57420
   Utility2,351218,48521
   Design385161,07718
   Plant031528
Top 20 Utility Patent Sub Classes in This State, 2014 to 2019
(Note: More recent data are not currently available.)
     606 - Surgery (instruments)2974
     623 - Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor2922
     424 - Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514)26112
     800 - Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes1674
     60 - Power Plants1296
     128 - Surgery (includes Class 600)9715
     701 - DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing)8411
     532 - Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570)7711
     604 - Surgery (Medicators and Receptors)7113
     520 - Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528)7012
     310 - Electrical Generator or Motor Structure652
     504 - Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions641
     435 - Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology6018
     250 - Radiant Energy599
     340 - Communications: Electrical5616
     123 - Internal-Combustion Engines534
     52 - Static Structures (e.g., Buildings)4915
     5 - Beds483
     62 - Refrigeration485
     137 - Fluid Handling419

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office