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NOTES: Origin of utility patent is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor. National totals for S&E occupations include states with suppressed data. Occupational Employment Statistics estimates for 2003 are based on November data; estimates for the remaining years are based on May data.

SOURCES: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Electronic Information Products Division/Patent Technology Monitoring Branch, Patent Counts by Country/State and Year, Utility Patents, 1 January 1963-31 December 2011; Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey (various years).
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