Below is a link to a folder that includes all inventor data for patents granted from January 1976 through December 2023. This folder includes nine different zip files. For ease of download and ease of importing, files are divided by patent number. File“inventor_non_utility.tsv.zip” includes all non-utility patents. File“inventor_5m.tsv.zip” includes all patents issued beginning January 1976 through patent number 5,000,000. File“inventor_6m.tsv.zip” includes all patents between patent number 5,000,001 and patent number 6,000,000. Etc, etc.
Each file contains the following columns:
USPTO inventor identification
First and middle name/initial(if present) of inventor
Last name of inventor
City of inventor
State of inventor
Country of inventor
City of assignee(from disambiguated file)
State of assignee(from disambiguated file)
Country of assignee(from disambiguated file)
County of inventor
State FIPS code
County FIPS code
USPTO location identification
If you have any issues downloading the data, find any problems with the data, or have suggestions for how to make the data better/more user friendly, please let me know: firstname.lastname@example.org.