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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 1999 - 2013 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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 115 121 107 100 103 131 75 116 144 162 137 96 97 98 86 1688
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 52 78 35 33 58 32 44 47 57 82 46 59 50 50 53 776
(U.S.) OH OHIO 42 49 38 44 57 45 19 31 38 51 47 42 41 39 25 608
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 37 43 22 24 56 64 24 38 46 30 32 55 23 32 27 553
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 16 29 27 15 28 24 13 34 40 46 48 49 64 55 41 529
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 38 47 28 26 18 22 20 39 42 50 24 43 31 40 35 503
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 19 18 22 16 26 32 27 45 61 60 31 24 36 37 42 496
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 16 26 28 27 17 25 18 27 35 44 27 31 38 25 31 415
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 24 22 10 24 27 18 20 33 45 73 48 23 15 12 19 413
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 9 17 23 29 37 36 31 38 31 20 20 22 27 19 14 373
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 32 34 26 16 20 13 18 23 25 34 35 27 17 25 23 368
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 22 30 26 7 13 21 23 36 43 37 29 29 16 18 15 365
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 18 25 16 7 15 41 16 31 31 22 21 27 14 13 31 328
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 20 34 24 23 28 10 20 16 35 27 30 20 21 6 9 323
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 5 17 11 7 14 20 10 16 21 39 22 27 27 33 19 288
(U.S.) OR OREGON 28 22 15 10 14 25 3 14 14 27 14 22 20 20 7 255
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 10 17 15 32 25 15 14 13 17 17 21 6 6 12 3 223
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 18 32 10 19 16 12 9 9 15 22 11 13 14 11 10 221
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 12 21 4 20 12 14 6 13 38 22 12 11 11 11 10 217
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 11 23 15 10 5 7 10 12 12 16 16 10 31 16 20 214
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 15 7 10 4 4 10 1 11 27 39 22 9 17 19 10 205
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 8 11 5 8 10 12 18 20 10 5 1 16 5 9 19 157
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 10 13 5 2 15 8 5 6 23 13 8 12 11 11 10 152
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 14 12 1 4 8 6 7 7 14 16 16 16 10 6 6 143
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 7 5 5 13 6 1 5 5 4 14 12 9 9 9 110
(U.S.) IA IOWA 5 9 11 10 5 6 7 12 3 8 8 6 5 4 6 105
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 9 4 3 7 3 10 6 9 7 10 2 5 13 6 1 95
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 7 2 1 2 8 6 9 11 8 11 3 5 3 9 88
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 4 0 2 3 7 12 6 12 7 3 4 3 3 9 6 81
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 8 14 19 4 18 2 1 76
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 6 7 6 6 5 7 6 5 6 5 2 6 6 1 76
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 5 9 4 4 5 7 4 5 5 5 5 2 4 3 4 71
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 5 11 1 0 1 3 2 10 6 1 6 4 3 8 7 68
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2 4 1 6 3 8 5 6 3 5 4 3 4 2 9 65
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 9 3 10 4 3 3 4 2 6 4 3 3 1 1 1 57
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 4 0 4 3 4 2 9 11 5 3 5 0 1 1 55
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 3 11 1 1 5 2 4 2 1 3 5 3 3 4 1 49
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 4 2 0 1 1 2 3 4 5 4 9 0 3 6 47
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 4 1 4 2 2 6 1 4 2 2 0 0 3 0 31
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 2 1 3 2 6 3 2 27
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 8 6 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 22
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 0 2 4 2 1 0 0 1 6 1 2 0 1 0 21
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 1 3 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 19
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 13
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 13
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 12
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 9
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 8
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 668 848 583 576 692 734 515 773 956 1051 825 761 730 696 633 11041
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 92 118 126 124 159 96 66 186 154 137 76 65 91 85 81 1656
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 57 68 65 41 52 43 49 87 91 116 84 62 85 62 91 1053
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 24 19 33 32 27 25 30 58 74 56 58 56 59 55 57 663
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 30 31 26 25 38 34 14 43 43 37 45 37 56 50 28 537
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 28 31 37 32 18 17 21 66 65 62 51 31 20 24 34 537
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 20 13 20 26 53 16 18 51 23 16 13 13 14 7 0 303
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 9 23 18 9 9 10 7 19 29 35 28 26 29 23 21 295
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 3 6 5 5 17 17 40 29 34 18 10 27 13 26 250
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 18 11 15 12 19 9 4 12 32 24 20 16 11 13 7 223
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 10 26 22 18 11 6 16 10 9 4 4 4 6 6 14 166
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 3 1 4 4 6 11 14 18 17 21 15 4 4 7 5 134
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 13 5 6 8 3 2 8 7 10 2 7 4 7 7 93
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 4 8 6 9 5 3 2 1 9 9 8 1 5 10 7 87
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 3 2 6 1 2 2 1 9 10 7 4 6 3 5 61
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 10 4 3 2 3 4 3 5 4 4 0 1 5 1 2 51
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 3 0 3 2 1 2 0 0 2 12 5 4 6 4 2 46
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 5 1 5 4 2 3 6 6 3 1 0 4 5 46
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 6 1 3 5 2 0 7 3 0 3 1 0 5 2 41
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 4 1 2 4 1 0 3 1 1 2 1 4 3 1 8 36
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 2 6 0 0 3 1 0 0 6 1 4 5 2 3 33
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0 5 6 1 21
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 1 16
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 6 4 15
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 1 2 0 3 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 14
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 2 0 12
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 12
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 11
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 11
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 9
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 9
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
(Foreign) BBX BARBADOS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) AMX ARMENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 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 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KZX KAZAKHSTAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 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 0 1 1
(Foreign) RSX SERBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) ZWX ZIMBABWE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 321 391 410 370 431 315 280 625 617 624 452 366 451 403 420 6476
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 989 1239 993 946 1123 1049 795 1398 1573 1675 1277 1127 1181 1099 1053 17517



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