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2013 Patents

Way Better Count By State and Rank

The Way Better Patent Count looks at all inventors on a patent and credits a state with a patent if any of the inventors come from that state. The Way Better Count provides insight into how many patents a particular US State's inventors participated in. This count also provides a look at the growth in 21st Century collaboration and cross-border inventorship.
Organized By Rank Organized By State
State 2013 Total Weekly Average Annual Diff.
To Next State
Weekly Diff.
To Next State
State 2013 Total Weekly Average
1 CA 45,794 864 33,315 629 AK 98 2
2 NY 12,479 235 178 3 AL 796 15
3 TX 12,301 232 2,822 53 AR 311 6
4 MA 9,479 179 1,537 29 AZ 3,225 61
5 WA 7,942 150 192 4 CA 45,794 864
6 NJ 7,750 146 620 11 CO 4,149 78
7 IL 7,130 135 406 8 CT 3,550 67
8 MI 6,724 127 319 6 DC 290 5
9 PA 6,405 121 490 9 DE 849 16
10 FL 5,915 112 87 2 FL 5,915 112
11 MN 5,828 110 292 6 GA 3,697 70
12 OH 5,536 104 810 15 GU1 4 0
13 NC 4,726 89 577 11 HI 287 5
14 CO 4,149 78 452 8 IA 1,332 25
15 GA 3,697 70 147 3 ID 1,208 23
16 CT 3,550 67 65 1 IL 7,130 135
17 OR 3,485 66 36 1 IN 2,891 55
18 WI 3,449 65 224 4 KS 1,406 27
19 AZ 3,225 61 214 4 KY 902 17
20 VA 3,011 57 120 2 LA 594 11
21 IN 2,891 55 50 1 MA 9,479 179
22 MD 2,841 54 825 16 MD 2,841 54
23 MO 2,016 38 263 5 ME 365 7
24 UT 1,753 33 135 2 MI 6,724 127
25 NH 1,618 31 119 3 MN 5,828 110
26 TN 1,499 28 93 1 MO 2,016 38
27 KS 1,406 27 74 2 MS 288 5
28 IA 1,332 25 0 0 MT 192 4
29 SC 1,332 25 73 1 NC 4,726 89
30 NV 1,259 24 51 1 ND 179 3
31 ID 1,208 23 306 6 NE 446 8
32 KY 902 17 53 1 NH 1,618 31
33 DE 849 16 28 1 NJ 7,750 146
34 VT 821 15 25 0 NM 673 13
35 AL 796 15 7 0 NV 1,259 24
36 OK 789 15 116 2 NY 12,479 235
37 NM 673 13 0 0 OH 5,536 104
38 RI 673 13 79 2 OK 789 15
39 LA 594 11 148 3 OR 3,485 66
40 NE 446 8 81 1 PA 6,405 121
41 ME 365 7 54 1 PR2 32 1
42 AR 311 6 21 1 RI 673 13
43 DC 290 5 2 0 SC 1,332 25
44 MS 288 5 1 0 SD 216 4
45 HI 287 5 46 0 TN 1,499 28
46 WV 241 5 25 1 TX 12,301 232
47 SD 216 4 24 0 UT 1,753 33
48 MT 192 4 9 1 VA 3,011 57
49 WY 183 3 4 0 VI3 7 0
50 ND 179 3 81 1 VT 821 15
51 AK 98 2 66 1 WA 7,942 150
52 PR 32 1 25 1 WI 3,449 65
53 VI 7 0 3 0 WV 241 5
54 GU 4 0 4 0 WY 183 3

1 Guam, 2 Puerto Rico, 3 Virgin Islands

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