NJ Stats: Number of Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant

Granted between 01/01/1963 to 12/31/2013

Rank State Total Number
of Patents
Patents in 2013
1 California 576,836 36,193
2 New York 253,443 8,489
3 Texas 186,477 9,222
4 New Jersey 173,478 4,717
5 Illinois 167,827 4,644
6 Pennsylvania 154,897 3,961
7 Michigan 150,216 5,119
8 Ohio 142,891 3,689
9 Massachusetts 133,390 6,409
10 Minnesota 85,572 4,292
11 Florida 84,173 3,953
12 Connecticut 77,948 2,168
13 Washington 73,717 5,878
14 Wisconsin 61,599 2,025
15 Indiana 58,232 1,921
16 North Carolina 54,458 3,143
17 Maryland 53,261 1,748
18 Colorado 52,534 2,793
19 Arizona 45,857 2,225
20 Virginia 42,393 1,886
21 Oregon 40,945 2,164
22 Georgia 39,843 2,505
23 Missouri 35,645 1,184
24 Oklahoma 30,479 548
25 Tennessee 27,108 1,003
26 Idaho 25,907 992
27 Iowa 23,843 933
28 Utah 21,260 1,228
29 Delaware 20,895 453
30 South Carolina 18,937 873
31 Louisiana 18,245 395
32 New Hampshire 17,661 822
33 Kentucky 17,090 553
34 Kansas 17,021 1,018
35 Alabama 14,244 503
35 New Mexico 10,634 443
37 Rhode Island 10,438 321
38 Vermont 10,365 529
39 Nevada 9,999 840
40 Nebraska 7,709 307
41 West Virginia 7,478 145
42 Arkansas 5,429 159
43 Maine 5,138 234
44 Mississippi 5,130 161
45 Montana 3,883 118
46 Hawaii 2,881 125
47 North Dakota 2,738 111
48 South Dakota 2,480 129
49 Wyoming 2,159 113
50 Alaska 1,448 46


The 50 State Average of total patents is
61,725

New Jersey is 181% higher than the Average in the total number of patents

Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. “Number of Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant Breakout by U.S. State and Foreign Country of Origin.” December 2013. Accessed March 2014. http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/cst_utl.htm