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Granted Patents over TimeNumberRankPer 100,000
Population
Rank
20162,2952034.623
20111,6332225.127
20061,4992223.726
20011,5932126.026
19961,4171524.321
Total for Period 1996-201635,0742026.525
% Change 2011-201640.5 %15
% Change 1996-201662.0 %36

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Granted Patents by Class in 2016NumberRank 2010-2015
Total
Rank
Total2,2952012,60120
   Utility2,0522111,23321
   Design240191,34118
   Plant221728
Top 20 Utility Patent Sub Classes in This State, 2010 to 2015
     606 - Surgery (instruments)6035
     623 - Prosthesis (i.e., Artificial Body Members), Parts Thereof, or Aids and Accessories Therefor5912
     424 - Drug, Bio-Affecting and Body Treating Compositions (includes Class 514)49614
     800 - Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes3904
     60 - Power Plants2487
     128 - Surgery (includes Class 600)23815
     701 - DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing)18511
     604 - Surgery (Medicators and Receptors)17813
     532 - Organic Compounds (includes Classes 532-570)17612
     340 - Communications: Electrical14516
     520 - Synthetic Resins or Natural Rubbers (includes Classes 520-528)14513
     5 - Beds1332
     435 - Chemistry: Molecular Biology and Microbiology13119
     310 - Electrical Generator or Motor Structure1213
     705 - DP: Financial, Business Practice, Management, or Cost/Price Determination (Data Processing)10724
     52 - Static Structures (e.g., Buildings)10615
     250 - Radiant Energy10411
     280 - Land Vehicles10011
     123 - Internal-Combustion Engines975
     29 - Metal Working9513

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office