Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor.
A plant patent is granted by the United States government to an inventor (or the inventor's heirs or assigns) who has invented or discovered and asexually reproduced a distinct and new variety of plant, other than a tuber propagated plant or a plant found in an uncultivated state.
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Granted Patents: Plant Patents Originating in the Northern Mariana Islands [PATENTUSMPPLANT], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/PATENTUSMPPLANT, July 6, 2022.