U.S. Patents Issued

Summary: U.S. patents issued by origin for the U.S. and foreign countries

This database reports the number of U.S. patents by the U.S. and foreign country, determined by the residence of the first-named inventor. Data are reported by calendar year.


Note: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has not updated this database beyond 2015 data.  We will update as soon as USPTO provides updated data.

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Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 1963 - 2015

Data Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPOT)

Updated:  May 13, 2016 Next update: Feb. 01, 2019

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