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Patent Counts By Country, State, and Year - Design Patents
(December 2014)

Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
A Patent Technology Monitoring Team Report


Description of the Report

This report displays the number of U.S. patents distributed by U.S. state/territory and country of origin and by calendar year of grant. The origin of a patent is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor.

This report counts documents of the following type(s):
design patents (i.e., patents for ornamental designs for articles of manufacture)
granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during the period 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014. These profiled documents hereafter will be referred to as "patents".

The source of the data used for this report is the TAF database maintained by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Number of Design Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant
Breakout by U.S. State and Foreign Country of Origin

PART A1- Table A1-1a, Breakout by Country of Origin
Number of Patents Granted as Distributed by Year of Patent Grant.
Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
Origin   Pre 2001 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 All Years
Total, U.S. And Foreign Origin   192397 16871 15451 16574 15695 12951 20965 24062 25565 23116 22799 21356 21951 23468 23657 476878
-- Subtotal -- U.S. Origin   130794 10345 9325 10045 9252 7554 11691 13494 13713 12026 12612 11756 12445 13312 13385 291749
-- Subtotal -- Foreign Origin   61603 6526 6126 6529 6443 5397 9274 10568 11852 11090 10187 9600 9506 10156 10272 185129
ALABAMA   960 65 38 55 33 37 70 55 68 57 87 59 63 69 49 1765
ALASKA   130 8 7 6 10 1 9 6 8 16 3 5 18 8 2 237
ARIZONA   1673 157 107 127 103 137 183 249 304 190 179 172 152 196 146 4075
ARKANSAS   572 37 24 23 27 26 43 53 40 58 71 52 57 69 52 1204
CALIFORNIA   23559 2013 2080 2137 1861 1532 2532 2799 2766 2506 2515 2364 2369 2705 2828 56566
COLORADO   2202 177 182 227 189 113 222 232 236 248 294 285 298 376 366 5647
CONNECTICUT   3807 213 173 169 141 149 196 220 231 238 219 170 180 202 187 6495
DELAWARE   256 38 31 25 62 23 38 28 28 31 23 39 40 20 21 703
FLORIDA   5524 440 366 490 464 387 582 642 680 632 670 658 707 731 775 13748
GEORGIA   2335 223 223 190 155 136 202 244 224 232 257 246 344 334 281 5626
HAWAII   235 9 10 20 9 7 14 16 23 17 21 23 21 19 21 465
IDAHO   370 35 47 43 36 16 48 34 41 38 62 51 46 30 33 930
ILLINOIS   8385 610 451 645 570 533 737 802 815 699 739 767 704 679 785 17921
INDIANA   2687 213 331 282 194 133 319 238 202 147 198 187 218 244 213 5806
IOWA   1039 64 49 41 77 68 65 59 78 60 44 44 59 61 55 1863
KANSAS   1077 69 82 63 92 74 86 97 114 73 108 92 96 70 75 2268
KENTUCKY   859 62 46 55 56 30 57 75 54 88 64 59 76 69 63 1713
LOUISIANA   618 35 34 41 38 25 37 31 55 55 48 52 47 40 43 1199
MAINE   308 11 14 14 4 6 13 16 22 10 8 18 11 9 7 471
MARYLAND   1662 146 133 114 116 85 136 156 185 156 143 115 101 134 143 3525
MASSACHUSETTS   4322 290 214 273 225 177 336 313 355 330 315 310 362 336 337 8495
MICHIGAN   4395 368 348 344 351 283 404 528 563 510 427 382 377 487 479 10246
MINNESOTA   3738 280 213 285 230 146 290 357 311 324 390 347 364 481 442 8198
MISSISSIPPI   437 56 21 21 22 12 31 41 40 16 24 23 18 15 19 796
MISSOURI   2055 119 117 117 117 96 135 151 161 164 157 119 149 112 157 3926
MONTANA   241 17 14 4 11 18 15 21 24 18 13 18 13 9 24 460
NEBRASKA   431 33 36 43 37 23 51 49 23 29 36 39 43 34 32 939
NEVADA   629 56 60 66 65 58 84 97 86 87 96 116 128 157 135 1920
NEW HAMPSHIRE   619 70 46 53 52 39 53 74 43 62 70 70 50 70 60 1431
NEW JERSEY   5697 398 311 380 380 307 434 442 506 405 444 394 413 521 461 11493
NEW MEXICO   257 15 15 14 12 5 10 15 14 26 15 18 27 27 22 492
NEW YORK   11560 812 692 665 760 593 753 983 993 876 995 839 890 852 844 23107
NORTH CAROLINA   3015 313 311 291 268 219 247 253 289 266 271 257 261 289 286 6836
NORTH DAKOTA   141 9 13 7 12 4 8 10 9 10 4 10 2 19 16 274
OHIO   8088 701 621 699 525 404 652 785 910 676 739 712 708 598 621 17439
OKLAHOMA   1108 55 47 44 40 25 34 55 57 38 59 38 44 52 53 1749
OREGON   2907 231 218 181 218 198 421 369 343 199 273 341 334 454 448 7135
PENNSYLVANIA   4458 271 276 370 322 240 330 473 424 387 513 411 397 375 379 9626
RHODE ISLAND   1037 46 50 58 55 48 84 116 84 74 76 44 85 85 81 2023
SOUTH CAROLINA   1001 75 108 78 54 76 113 130 124 116 124 132 123 94 81 2429
SOUTH DAKOTA   140 9 14 9 6 2 4 6 6 10 12 10 16 7 13 264
TENNESSEE   1578 136 166 168 193 128 144 170 207 134 105 101 130 100 116 3576
TEXAS   5264 360 289 331 290 257 385 467 448 486 448 420 531 571 638 11185
UTAH   873 84 72 86 100 87 110 126 85 88 124 144 151 182 148 2460
VERMONT   364 53 22 36 28 44 49 74 76 48 26 31 19 15 32 917
VIRGINIA   1685 157 135 129 103 80 128 149 144 131 131 127 111 130 97 3437
WASHINGTON   2399 274 187 217 214 187 322 655 626 525 537 464 567 673 669 8516
WEST VIRGINIA   225 12 13 2 6 6 8 10 16 8 14 15 6 8 1 350
WISCONSIN   3483 403 244 290 310 261 452 504 557 413 404 352 492 464 526 9155
WYOMING   153 7 13 13 3 2 8 8 6 5 7 8 5 20 8 266
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA   131 5 4 1 5 4 6 8 3 4 5 4 17 8 10 215
GUAM   6 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12
PUERTO RICO   79 1 6 2 1 7 1 1 4 6 4 1 5 1 3 122
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS   6 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 15
U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION   14 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 18
JAPAN   18836 1546 1364 1567 1568 1384 2405 2416 2767 2415 1910 1869 1899 2092 1975 46013
TAIWAN   5841 1168 1294 1370 1268 870 1553 1355 1423 1114 1348 1086 953 1024 908 22575
GERMANY   4729 588 509 509 476 474 773 810 976 1196 1070 909 1051 960 930 15960
CANADA   5557 439 410 446 398 277 501 632 705 712 635 704 661 701 617 13395
UNITED KINGDOM   4084 368 305 356 401 369 663 674 685 777 659 574 600 702 603 11820
KOREA, SOUTH   961 216 211 186 238 233 589 957 1159 785 769 902 864 1102 1630 10802
FRANCE   3642 396 350 227 286 222 395 556 600 628 586 458 435 420 395 9596
ITALY   2900 254 205 292 358 294 416 524 544 485 439 437 412 418 393 8371
CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R.   2551 383 355 404 329 311 445 418 405 281 285 236 206 216 211 7036
CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF   78 70 102 127 192 163 309 462 647 613 645 603 700 661 676 6048
SWEDEN   2503 185 142 106 97 65 112 207 190 207 150 142 177 155 177 4615
AUSTRALIA   1753 126 103 120 114 90 160 241 253 299 282 265 226 269 273 4574
SWITZERLAND   1565 133 165 123 125 111 182 240 285 241 276 199 200 190 199 4234
NETHERLANDS   1087 101 69 79 50 63 107 124 127 102 113 148 117 165 98 2550
DENMARK   1073 54 54 55 40 40 33 63 126 125 134 90 105 158 151 2301
AUSTRIA   411 41 27 43 34 28 48 93 107 264 177 171 129 117 96 1786
BELGIUM   622 72 66 64 50 55 69 90 85 92 62 128 112 71 72 1710
ISRAEL   378 45 56 47 47 44 64 80 119 92 79 93 86 119 122 1471
FINLAND   427 37 46 77 35 31 53 92 82 132 82 65 60 65 116 1400
SPAIN   424 70 55 48 39 41 81 93 109 81 59 91 83 54 62 1390
NEW ZEALAND   250 29 26 18 30 11 32 37 46 44 34 46 55 34 43 735
NORWAY   287 16 19 17 11 21 27 39 24 27 46 45 26 43 54 702
SINGAPORE   113 7 11 33 36 29 55 56 49 56 27 49 30 59 60 670
BRAZIL   86 15 15 50 55 21 26 23 29 44 43 39 59 32 28 565
MEXICO   154 6 10 8 15 15 22 33 23 20 13 27 30 48 49 473
SOUTH AFRICA   138 13 8 14 14 16 13 30 32 39 23 19 14 20 26 419
LUXEMBOURG   209 15 14 18 11 8 15 28 11 20 12 7 7 8 14 397
INDIA   15 1 6 7 9 16 19 24 37 38 37 24 37 45 57 372
IRELAND   103 23 15 19 10 13 22 15 24 8 18 14 16 28 23 351
MALAYSIA   74 17 7 13 12 10 18 15 16 22 22 20 8 16 12 282
THAILAND   57 23 16 20 10 9 10 13 17 13 12 19 10 24 24 277
POLAND   7 0 2 2 3 2 2 6 14 8 17 22 18 15 21 139
ARGENTINA   45 7 4 7 4 5 7 14 9 4 8 2 4 5 8 133
TURKEY   3 3 3 5 6 3 9 5 19 17 16 11 7 8 13 128
INDONESIA   29 6 8 3 17 12 12 8 8 1 0 4 4 0 6 118
GREECE   66 0 2 1 0 2 2 5 2 5 6 4 11 5 4 115
PHILIPPINES   58 3 5 3 0 0 0 1 6 2 3 3 6 7 1 98
PORTUGAL   22 3 1 0 0 3 1 1 19 2 6 5 7 10 7 87
RUSSIAN FEDERATION   12 5 3 0 3 2 2 4 4 7 12 9 7 14 3 87
CZECH REPUBLIC   24 7 0 3 1 0 0 3 2 6 4 2 6 6 20 84
URUGUAY   76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76
HUNGARY   14 1 0 0 4 2 0 4 6 2 7 11 6 6 11 74
VENEZUELA   33 2 2 1 5 2 2 6 2 3 5 0 1 2 2 68
SLOVENIA   16 0 0 1 3 2 3 6 0 5 2 6 8 1 5 58
MONACO   20 6 7 1 2 2 0 3 2 0 1 0 4 2 3 53
COLOMBIA   11 2 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 2 0 8 4 5 4 47
U.S.S.R.   44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
ISLE OF MAN   5 0 1 0 5 1 1 1 4 9 6 1 4 1 1 40
SRI LANKA   7 2 14 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 1 38
CAYMAN ISLANDS   5 1 9 2 0 0 0 11 2 1 1 0 1 3 1 37
YUGOSLAVIA / SERBIA-MONTENEGRO   37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
CHILE   5 3 2 4 1 2 0 1 7 5 3 0 1 1 1 36
SLOVAKIA   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 7 6 2 1 2 2 6 31
THE BAHAMAS   8 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 4 1 0 1 1 27
ICELAND   3 2 2 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 7 26
LIECHTENSTEIN   12 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 1 26
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS   12 1 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 25
LEBANON   1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 3 1 12 0 2 2 25
BULGARIA   4 2 0 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 2 23
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES   4 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 6 23
ESTONIA   1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 5 2 3 21
KENYA   4 0 0 5 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 21
BARBADOS   3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 18
COSTA RICA   4 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 18
LITHUANIA   3 0 3 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 17
GUERNSEY   13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 16
KUWAIT   8 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 16
MALTA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 15
VIET NAM   0 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 1 15
BERMUDA   5 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 14
CROATIA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 1 1 4 14
ECUADOR   7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 14
PERU   4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 14
GUATEMALA   5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 13
PAKISTAN   1 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
ANDORRA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 0 0 3 12
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 2 1 0 12
CHINA, MACAU S.A.R.   2 0 1 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 11
IRAN   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 5 1 11
EGYPT   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 0 10
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO   5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 10
SAUDI ARABIA   2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 9
CZECHOSLOVAKIA   7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
JERSEY   5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
BELARUS   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 6
CYPRUS   1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
GHANA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 5
NETHERLANDS ANTILLES   2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ZIMBABWE   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4
EL SALVADOR   1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
GREENLAND   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4
JORDAN   2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
MOLDOVA   3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MOROCCO   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
QATAR   0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
SAMOA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SERBIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 4
UKRAINE   0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
JAMAICA   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
LATVIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
ROMANIA   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
ARMENIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
KAZAKHSTAN   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
OMAN   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
SENEGAL   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
SEYCHELLES   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
ALBANIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ANGOLA   0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
BAHRAIN   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
BOLIVIA   0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
FRENCH POLYNESIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
GUADELOUPE   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
HAITI   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
HONDURAS   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
MACEDONIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
MAURITANIA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
MAURITIUS   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
MONTENEGRO   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
NAMIBIA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
NEW CALEDONIA   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
NIGERIA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
NORFOLK ISLAND   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
PALAU   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
PANAMA   0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
SOLOMON ISLANDS   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
TANZANIA   0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

Patent Counts By Country, State, and Year - Design Patents (December 2014)
PARTS A1
Granted: 01/01/1977 - 12/31/2014
A Patent Technology Monitoring Team Report


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