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The Geography & Topology of Invention @ March 31, 2015

US Inventors This Week

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US Inventors @ March 31, 2015

The Map Room presents State and National heat maps of the geography and topology of invention. Use visual presentations to understand the nature of local and global collaborations, to understand regional dynamics, or to find new emerging markets for the latest technology. The Map Room is a down to earth look at innovation. Maps are organized according to Census Regions.

Connecticut | This Week

This week's heatmap of Connecticut inventors. This week's heatmap of Connecticut assignees.
Connecticut inventors (left) and Connecticut companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Connecticut | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Connecticut inventors. This year's heatmap of Connecticut assignees.
Connecticut inventors (left) and Connecticut companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Maine | This Week

This week's heatmap of Maine inventors. This week's heatmap of Maine assignees.
Maine inventors (left) and Maine companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Maine | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Maine inventors. This year's heatmap of Maine assignees.
Maine inventors (left) and Maine companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Massachusetts | This Week

This week's heatmap of Massachusetts inventors. This week's heatmap of Massachusetts assignees.
Massachusetts inventors (left) and Massachusetts companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Massachusetts | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Massachusetts inventors. This year's heatmap of Massachusetts assignees.
Massachusetts inventors (left) and Massachusetts companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New Hampshire | This Week

This week's heatmap of New Hampshire inventors. This week's heatmap of New Hampshire assignees.
New Hampshire inventors (left) and New Hampshire companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New Hampshire | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of New Hampshire inventors. This year's heatmap of New Hampshire assignees.
New Hampshire inventors (left) and New Hampshire companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Rhode Island | This Week

This week's heatmap of Rhode Island inventors. This week's heatmap of Rhode Island assignees.
Rhode Island inventors (left) and Rhode Island companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Rhode Island | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Rhode Island inventors. This year's heatmap of Rhode Island assignees.
Rhode Island inventors (left) and Rhode Island companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Vermont | This Week

This week's heatmap of Vermont inventors. This week's heatmap of Vermont assignees.
Vermont inventors (left) and Vermont companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Vermont | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Vermont inventors. This year's heatmap of Vermont assignees.
Vermont inventors (left) and Vermont companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Middle Atlantic

New Jersey | This Week

This week's heatmap of New Jersey inventors. This week's heatmap of New Jersey assignees.
New Jersey inventors (left) and New Jersey companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New Jersey| 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of New Jersey inventors. This year's heatmap of New Jersey assignees.
New Jersey inventors (left) and New Jersey companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New York | This Week

This week's heatmap of New York inventors. This week's heatmap of New York assignees.
New York inventors (left) and New York companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New York | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of New York inventors. This year's heatmap of New York assignees.
New York inventors (left) and New York companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Pennsylvania | This Week

This week's heatmap of Pennsylvania inventors. This week's heatmap of Pennsylvania assignees.
Pennsylvania inventors (left) and Pennsylvania companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Pennsylvania | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Pennsylvania inventors. This year's heatmap of Pennsylvania assignees.
Pennsylvania inventors (left) and Pennsylvania companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

East North Central

Illinois | This Week

This week's heatmap of Illinois inventors. This week's heatmap of Illinois assignees.
Illinois inventors (left) and Illinois companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Illinois | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Illinois inventors. This year's heatmap of Illinois assignees.
Illinois inventors (left) and Illinois companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Indiana | This Week

This week's heatmap of Indiana inventors. This week's heatmap of Indiana assignees.
Indiana inventors (left) and Indiana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Indiana | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Indiana inventors. This year's heatmap of Indiana assignees.
Indiana inventors (left) and Indiana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Michigan | This Week

This week's heatmap of Michigan inventors. This week's heatmap of Michigan assignees.
Michigan inventors (left) and Michigan companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Michigan | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Michigan inventors. This year's heatmap of Michigan assignees.
Michigan inventors (left) and Michigan companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Ohio | This Week

This week's heatmap of Ohio inventors. This week's heatmap of Ohio assignees.
Ohio inventors (left) and Ohio companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Ohio | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Ohio inventors. This year's heatmap of Ohio assignees.
Ohio inventors (left) and Ohio companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Wisconsin | This Week

This week's heatmap of Wisconsin inventors. This week's heatmap of Wisconsin assignees.
Wisconsin inventors (left) and Wisconsin companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Wisconsin | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Wisconsin inventors. This year's heatmap of Wisconsin assignees.
Wisconsin inventors (left) and Wisconsin companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Iowa | This Week

This week's heatmap of Iowa inventors. This week's heatmap of Iowa assignees.
Iowa inventors (left) and Iowa companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Iowa | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Iowa inventors. This year's heatmap of Iowa assignees.
Iowa inventors (left) and Iowa companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Kansas | This Week

This week's heatmap of Kansas inventors. This week's heatmap of Kansas assignees.
Kansas inventors (left) and Kansas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Kansas | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Kansas inventors. This year's heatmap of Kansas assignees.
Kansas inventors (left) and Kansas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Minnesota | This Week

This week's heatmap of Minnesota inventors. This week's heatmap of Minnesota assignees.
Minnesota inventors (left) and Minnesota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Minnesota | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Minnesota inventors. This year's heatmap of Minnesota assignees.
Minnesota inventors (left) and Minnesota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Missouri | This Week

This week's heatmap of Missouri inventors. This week's heatmap of Missouri assignees.
Missouri inventors (left) and Missouri companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Missouri | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Missouri inventors. This year's heatmap of Missouri assignees.
Missouri inventors (left) and Missouri companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Nebraska | This Week

This week's heatmap of Nebraska inventors. This week's heatmap of Nebraska assignees.
Nebraska inventors (left) and Nebraska companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Nebraska | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Nebraska inventors. This year's heatmap of Nebraska assignees.
Nebraska inventors (left) and Nebraska companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

North Dakota | This Week

This week's heatmap of North Dakota inventors. This week's heatmap of North Dakota assignees.
North Dakota inventors (left) and North Dakota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

North Dakota | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of North Dakota inventors. This year's heatmap of North Dakota assignees.
North Dakota inventors (left) and North Dakota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

South Dakota | This Week

This week's heatmap of South Dakota inventors. This week's heatmap of South Dakota assignees.
South Dakota inventors (left) and South Dakota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

South Dakota | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of South Dakota inventors. This year's heatmap of South Dakota assignees.
South Dakota inventors (left) and South Dakota companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Delaware | This Week

This week's heatmap of Delaware inventors. This week's heatmap of Delaware assignees.
Delaware inventors (left) and Delaware companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Delaware | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Delaware inventors. This year's heatmap of Delaware assignees.
Delaware inventors (left) and Delaware companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

District of Columbia | This Week

This week's heatmap of District of Columbia inventors. This week's heatmap of District of Columbia assignees.
District of Columbia inventors (left) and District of Columbia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

District of Columbia | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of District of Columbia inventors. This year's heatmap of District of Columbia assignees.
District of Columbia inventors (left) and District of Columbia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Florida | This Week

This week's heatmap of Florida inventors. This week's heatmap of Florida assignees.
Florida inventors (left) and Florida companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Florida | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Florida inventors. This year's heatmap of Florida assignees.
Florida inventors (left) and Florida companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Georgia | This Week

This week's heatmap of Georgia inventors. This week's heatmap of Georgia assignees.
Georgia inventors (left) and Georgia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Georgia | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Georgia inventors. This year's heatmap of Georgia assignees.
Georgia inventors (left) and Georgia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Maryland | This Week

This week's heatmap of Maryland inventors. This week's heatmap of Maryland assignees.
Maryland inventors (left) and Maryland companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Maryland | 2015 So Far

This week's heatmap of Maryland inventors. This week's heatmap of Virginia assignees.
Maryland inventors (left) and Maryland companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

North Carolina | This Week

This week's heatmap of North Carolina inventors. This week's heatmap of North Carolina assignees.
North Carolina inventors (left) and North Carolina companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

North Carolina | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of North Carolina inventors. This year's heatmap of North Carolina assignees.
North Carolina inventors (left) and North Carolina companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

South Carolina | This Week

This week's heatmap of South Carolina inventors. This week's heatmap of South Carolina assignees.
South Carolina inventors (left) and South Carolina companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

South Carolina | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of South Carolina inventors. This year's heatmap of South Carolina assignees.
South Carolina inventors (left) and South Carolina companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Virginia | This Week

This week's heatmap of Virginia inventors. This week's heatmap of Virginia assignees.
Virginia inventors (left) and Virginia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Virginia | 2015 So Far

This week's heatmap of Virginia inventors. This week's heatmap of Virginia assignees.
Virginia inventors (left) and Virginia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

West Virginia | This Week

This week's heatmap of West Virginia inventors. This week's heatmap of West Virginia assignees.
West Virginia inventors (left) and West Virginia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

West Virginia| 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of West Virginia inventors. This year's heatmap of West Virginia assignees.
West Virginia inventors (left) and West Virginia companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

East South Central

Alabama | This Week

This week's heatmap of Alabama inventors. This week's heatmap of Alabama assignees.
Alabama inventors (left) and Alabama companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Alabama | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Alabama inventors. This year's heatmap of Alabama assignees.
Alabama inventors (left) and Alabama companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Kentucky | This Week

This week's heatmap of Kentucky inventors. This week's heatmap of Kentucky assignees.
Kentucky inventors (left) and Kentucky companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Kentucky | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Kentucky inventors. This year's heatmap of Kentucky assignees.
Kentucky inventors (left) and Kentucky companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Mississippi | This Week

This week's heatmap of Mississippi inventors. This week's heatmap of Mississippi assignees.
Mississippi inventors (left) and Mississippi companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Mississippi | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Mississippi inventors. This year's heatmap of Mississippi assignees.
Mississippi inventors (left) and Mississippi companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Tennessee | This Week

This week's heatmap of Tennessee inventors. This week's heatmap of Tennessee assignees.
Tennessee inventors (left) and Tennessee companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Tennessee | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Tennessee inventors. This year's heatmap of Tennessee assignees.
Tennessee inventors (left) and Tennessee companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

West South Central

Arkansas | This Week

This week's heatmap of Arkansas inventors. This week's heatmap of Arkansas assignees.
Arkansas inventors (left) and Arkansas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Arkansas | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Arkansas inventors. This year's heatmap of Arkansas assignees.
Arkansas inventors (left) and Arkansas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Louisiana | This Week

This week's heatmap of Louisiana inventors. This week's heatmap of Louisiana assignees.
Louisiana inventors (left) and Louisiana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Louisiana | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Louisiana inventors. This year's heatmap of Louisiana assignees.
Louisiana inventors (left) and Louisiana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Oklahoma | This Week

This week's heatmap of Oklahoma inventors. This week's heatmap of Oklahoma assignees.
Oklahoma inventors (left) and Oklahoma companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Oklahoma | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Oklahoma inventors. This year's heatmap of Oklahoma assignees.
Oklahoma inventors (left) and Oklahoma companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Texas | This Week

This week's heatmap of Texas inventors. This week's heatmap of Texas assignees.
Texas inventors (left) and Texas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Texas | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Texas inventors. This year's heatmap of Texas assignees.
Texas inventors (left) and Texas companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Arizona | This Week

This week's heatmap of Arizona inventors. This week's heatmap of Arizona assignees.
Arizona inventors (left) and Arizona companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Arizona | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Arizona inventors. This year's heatmap of Arizona assignees.
Arizona inventors (left) and Arizona companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Colorado | This Week

This week's heatmap of Colorado inventors. This week's heatmap of Colorado assignees.
Colorado inventors (left) and Colorado companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Colorado | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Colorado inventors. This year's heatmap of Colorado assignees.
Colorado inventors (left) and Colorado companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Idaho | This Week

This week's heatmap of Idaho inventors. This week's heatmap of Idaho assignees.
Idaho inventors (left) and Idaho companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Idaho | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Idaho inventors. This year's heatmap of Idaho assignees.
Idaho inventors (left) and Idaho companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Montana | This Week

This week's heatmap of Montana inventors. This week's heatmap of Montana assignees.
Montana inventors (left) and Montana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Montana | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Montana inventors. This year's heatmap of Montana assignees.
Montana inventors (left) and Montana companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Nevada | This Week

This week's heatmap of Nevada inventors. This week's heatmap of Nevada assignees.
Nevada inventors (left) and Nevada companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Nevada | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Nevada inventors. This year's heatmap of Nevada assignees.
Nevada inventors (left) and Nevada companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New Mexico | This Week

This week's heatmap of New Mexico inventors. This week's heatmap of New Mexico assignees.
New Mexico inventors (left) and New Mexico companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

New Mexico | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of New Mexico inventors. This year's heatmap of New Mexico assignees.
New Mexico inventors (left) and New Mexico companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Utah | This Week

This week's heatmap of Utah inventors. This week's heatmap of Utah assignees.
Utah inventors (left) and Utah companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Utah | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Utah inventors. This year's heatmap of Utah assignees.
Utah inventors (left) and Utah companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Wyoming| This Week

This week's heatmap of Wyoming inventors. This week's heatmap of Wyoming assignees.
Wyoming inventors (left) and Wyoming companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Wyoming | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Wyoming inventors. This year's heatmap of Wyoming assignees.
Wyoming inventors (left) and Wyoming companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Alaska | This Week

This week's heatmap of Alaska inventors. This week's heatmap of Alaska assignees.
Alaska inventors (left) and Alaska companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Alaska | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Alaska inventors. This year's heatmap of Alaska assignees.
Alaska inventors (left) and Alaska companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

California | This Week

This week's heatmap of California inventors. This week's heatmap of California assignees.
California inventors (left) and California companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

California | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of California inventors. This year's heatmap of California assignees.
California inventors (left) and California companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Hawaii | This Week

This week's heatmap of Hawaii inventors. This week's heatmap of Hawaii assignees.
Hawaii inventors (left) and Hawaii companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Hawaii | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Hawaii inventors. This year's heatmap of Hawaii assignees.
Hawaii inventors (left) and Hawaii companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Oregon | This Week

This week's heatmap of Oregon inventors. This week's heatmap of Oregon assignees.
Oregon inventors (left) and Oregon companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Oregon | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Oregon inventors. This year's heatmap of Oregon assignees.
Oregon inventors (left) and Oregon companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Washington | This Week

This week's heatmap of Washington inventors. This week's heatmap of Washington assignees.
Washington inventors (left) and Washington companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents on March 31, 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.

Washington | 2015 So Far

This year's heatmap of Washington inventors. This year's heatmap of Washington assignees.
Washington inventors (left) and Washington companies, universities and entities (right) that received patents in 2015. A solid gray map indicates none in the category.
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