Los Angeles County produced an additional 7,341 patents from 2013 to 2015, with a total of 42,844 patents from 2000-2015. In 2015, LA generated 35.5 patents per 100,000 residents, compared to 29 in 2011.
Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Los Angeles County will generate more than 90 patents per 100,000 inhabitants.
90 Patents per 1000,000 residents
36 Patents per 1000,000 residents
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