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The State @ Tuesday October 20, 2015

This week USPTO granted 89 utility, design, and plant patents to Georgia-based inventors. This is the work of 156 named inventors from 47 State municipalities. These numbers are based on the Way Better Count method of tracking patents and inventors.

As of October 20, 2015, the year to date Way Better Count of all patents granted to Georgia-based inventors or companies shows 1502 patents granted to Georgia inventors and 58 patents identified titleholders (assignees) who worked with inventors from the State. Of the entities granted patents, 24 identified their location as being in Georgia.


From The Map Room

This Week

This week's patent heatmap of Georgia inventors. This week's patent heatmap of Georgia patent owners (assignees).
The location and concentration of Georgia inventors (left) and Georgia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on October 20, 2015.

So Far This Year

The year-to-date heatmap of Georgia inventors. The year-to-date heatmap of Georgia assignees (titleholders).
The year-to-date location and concentration of Georgia inventors (left) and Georgia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents as of October 20, 2015.

US Patent Box Scores

Official Count
Patents by Type Count
Total Utility 63
      Chemical 9
      Electrical 37
      Mechanical 17
Design 5
Plant 1
Life Sciences 22
A: Human Necessities 6
B: Operations & Transport 7
C: Chemistry & Metallurgy 3
D: Textiles & Paper 1
E: Fixed Constructions 3
F: Mechanical Engineering 5
G: Physics 10
H: Electricity 28

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Official State Ranking
Rank State Count
1 California 918
2 Texas 218
3 New York 192
4 Washington 152
5 Massachusetts 128
13 Pennsylvania 71
14 Georgia 69
15 Colorado 60

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Way Better Ranking
Rank State Count
1 California 1070
2 Texas 265
3 New York 257
4 Massachusetts 195
5 Washington 182
11 Ohio 95
12 Georgia 89
13 Colorado 81

Way Better US Rank →

Way Better Count
Patents by Type Count
Total Utility 84
      Chemical 16
      Electrical 45
      Mechanical 23
Design 4
Plant 1
Life Sciences 36
A: Human Necessities 9
B: Operations & Transport 10
C: Chemistry & Metallurgy 6
D: Textiles & Paper 1
E: Fixed Constructions 3
F: Mechanical Engineering 6
G: Physics 16
H: Electricity 33

US Inventors →

Official count and ranking are based on the First-Named Inventor on the patent. The Way Better count and ranking are based on all inventors on the patent.

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Cooperative Patent Classification Perspective

CPC to USPC Domain Harmonization
Official Count Way Better Count CPC Section Chemical Electrical Mechanical Total
6 9 A: Human Necessities 3 0 12 15
7 10 B: Operations & Transport 6 0 10 16
3 6 C: Chemistry & Metallurgy 15 0 0 15
1 1 D: Textiles & Paper 2 0 0 2
3 3 E: Fixed Constructions 0 0 6 6
5 6 F: Mechanical Engineering 1 4 12 17
10 16 G: Physics 2 15 4 21
28 33 H: Electricity 1 56 2 59
63 84 Total 30 75 46 151

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This Week's Patent Activity

An overview of this week's patent grants to Georgia-based inventors, companies and other entities based in Georgia; and patents granted to entities outside Georgia where an inventor from the State was identified on the patent.

Location, Location, Location

The Geography & Topology of Innovation

Where does innovation take place in Georgia? Who do these inventors, scientists, scholars and technologists earning patents this week work for? Who do Georgia businesses collaborate with around the globe? In today's information-based innovation economy global co-inventorship and cross-border collaboration is increasingly important.


Innovation Snapshot

A Look at This Week's Inventions

This Week's Featured Patents


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