U.S. Patents Issued (Archives, 1963-2018)

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

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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.

Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Biennially

Series Begins/Ends: 1963 - 2018