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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Design Patenting In Design Classes
Breakout By Geographic Origin (State and Country)

Count of 2000 - 2014 Design Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Design Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of U.S. States and Countries
From Which 1 or More Design Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class D08, Tools and Hardware

( design class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays U.S. states and countries and counts of design patents originating from them; design patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
(U.S. or Foreign) Code State-Territory or Country 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 121 107 100 103 131 75 116 144 162 137 96 97 97 86 120 1692
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 78 35 33 58 32 44 47 57 82 46 59 50 50 53 65 789
(U.S.) OH OHIO 49 38 44 57 45 19 31 38 51 47 42 41 39 25 57 623
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 29 27 15 28 24 13 34 40 46 48 49 64 55 41 51 564
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 44 22 24 56 64 24 38 46 30 32 55 23 32 27 36 553
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 18 22 16 26 32 27 45 61 60 31 24 36 37 42 67 544
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 47 28 26 18 22 20 39 42 50 24 43 31 40 36 43 509
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 26 28 27 17 25 18 27 35 44 27 32 39 25 31 37 438
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 22 10 24 27 18 20 33 45 73 48 23 15 12 19 19 408
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 17 23 29 37 36 31 38 31 20 20 22 27 19 14 24 388
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 30 26 7 13 21 23 36 43 37 29 29 16 18 15 32 375
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 34 26 16 20 13 18 23 25 34 35 27 17 25 23 30 366
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 25 16 7 15 41 16 31 31 22 21 27 14 13 31 28 338
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 34 24 23 28 10 20 16 35 27 30 20 21 6 9 19 322
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 17 11 7 14 20 10 16 21 39 22 27 27 33 19 23 306
(U.S.) OR OREGON 22 15 10 14 25 3 14 14 27 14 22 20 20 7 14 241
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 17 15 32 25 15 14 13 17 17 21 6 6 12 3 10 223
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 21 4 20 12 14 6 13 38 22 12 11 11 11 10 14 219
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 23 15 10 5 7 10 12 12 16 16 10 31 16 20 13 216
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 32 10 19 16 12 9 9 15 22 11 13 14 11 10 8 211
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 7 10 4 4 10 1 11 27 39 22 9 17 19 10 19 209
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 11 5 8 10 12 18 20 10 5 1 16 5 9 19 3 152
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 13 5 2 15 8 5 6 23 13 8 12 11 11 10 8 150
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 12 1 4 8 6 7 7 14 16 16 16 10 6 6 5 134
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 7 5 5 13 6 1 5 5 4 14 12 9 9 9 9 113
(U.S.) IA IOWA 9 11 10 5 6 7 12 3 8 8 6 5 4 6 7 107
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 7 2 1 2 8 6 9 11 8 11 3 5 3 9 10 95
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 3 7 3 10 6 9 7 10 2 5 13 6 1 6 92
(U.S.) UT UTAH 6 7 6 6 5 7 6 5 6 5 2 6 6 1 10 84
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 2 3 7 12 6 12 7 3 4 3 3 9 6 3 80
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 8 14 19 4 18 2 1 2 76
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 1 6 3 8 5 6 3 5 4 3 4 2 9 9 72
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 9 4 4 5 7 4 5 5 5 5 2 4 3 4 5 71
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 11 1 0 1 3 2 10 6 1 6 4 3 8 7 3 66
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 4 0 4 3 4 2 9 11 5 3 5 0 1 1 3 55
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 3 10 4 3 3 4 2 6 4 3 3 1 1 1 4 52
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 11 1 1 5 2 4 2 1 3 5 3 3 4 1 1 47
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 2 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 4 9 0 3 6 1 45
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 4 1 4 2 2 6 1 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 32
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 1 3 2 6 3 2 1 27
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 2 4 2 1 0 0 1 6 1 2 0 1 0 1 21
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 1 3 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 2 21
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 6 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 14
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 1 13
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 12
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 11
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 10
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 9
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 849 583 576 692 734 515 773 956 1051 825 762 731 695 634 827 11203
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 118 126 124 159 96 66 186 154 137 76 65 91 86 81 94 1659
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 68 65 41 52 43 49 87 91 116 84 62 85 62 91 75 1071
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 19 33 32 27 25 30 58 74 56 58 56 59 55 57 46 685
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 31 26 25 38 34 14 43 43 37 45 37 56 50 28 43 550
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 31 37 32 18 17 21 66 65 62 51 31 20 24 34 25 534
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 23 18 9 9 10 7 19 29 35 28 26 29 23 21 20 306
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 13 20 26 53 16 18 51 23 16 13 13 14 7 0 2 285
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 6 5 5 17 17 40 29 34 18 10 27 13 26 33 283
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 11 15 12 19 9 4 12 32 24 20 16 11 13 7 12 217
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 26 22 18 11 6 16 10 9 4 4 4 6 6 14 15 171
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 4 4 6 11 14 18 17 21 15 4 4 7 5 10 141
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 13 5 6 8 3 2 8 7 10 2 7 4 7 7 10 99
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 8 6 9 5 3 2 1 9 9 8 1 5 10 7 8 91
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 2 6 1 2 2 1 9 10 7 4 6 3 5 6 67
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 2 4 1 0 3 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 8 28 60
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 3 2 1 2 0 0 2 12 5 4 6 5 2 12 56
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 5 1 5 4 2 3 6 6 3 1 0 4 5 3 49
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 4 3 2 3 4 3 5 4 4 0 1 5 1 2 2 43
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 6 1 3 5 2 0 7 3 0 3 1 0 5 2 2 40
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 6 0 0 3 1 0 0 6 1 4 5 2 3 1 34
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 5 6 1 2 23
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 16
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 6 4 1 16
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 2 0 2 14
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 2 0 3 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 1 12
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 3 12
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 12
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 12
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 9
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
(Foreign) BBX BARBADOS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GTX GUATEMALA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) ZWX ZIMBABWE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 391 410 370 431 315 280 625 617 624 452 366 451 405 420 463 6620
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1240 993 946 1123 1049 795 1398 1573 1675 1277 1128 1182 1100 1054 1290 17823



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