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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 D10, Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments

( 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 54 61 52 64 45 39 53 50 79 85 59 79 45 52 41 858
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 18 23 30 18 9 33 19 32 25 24 20 19 28 27 13 338
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 32 19 36 18 22 22 17 23 23 16 29 16 18 30 17 338
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 17 15 14 14 13 25 20 13 18 33 19 18 17 27 23 286
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 25 17 22 15 15 7 7 4 2 16 18 10 7 0 7 172
(U.S.) OH OHIO 17 15 13 7 12 10 10 5 10 18 9 6 5 15 16 168
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 12 15 11 9 6 7 7 7 14 10 6 13 18 20 13 168
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 13 7 11 15 13 6 4 21 8 12 7 1 8 22 16 164
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 5 11 10 7 5 4 10 9 12 16 7 11 16 9 12 144
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 6 14 10 8 7 6 5 15 15 16 9 12 2 2 5 132
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 6 4 21 9 8 8 9 13 10 12 3 3 8 10 5 129
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 7 5 10 6 7 6 7 4 9 16 17 7 11 7 7 126
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 11 10 7 7 6 4 5 5 9 10 11 6 15 7 7 120
(U.S.) OR OREGON 7 6 13 8 6 5 11 11 6 6 1 7 8 11 7 113
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 3 2 11 3 6 3 2 13 16 7 18 10 9 7 112
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 11 11 8 5 7 7 14 14 10 11 2 2 3 0 6 111
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 8 6 7 7 7 3 9 8 11 12 8 3 4 4 110
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 6 10 6 5 4 4 4 11 7 13 5 3 3 6 4 91
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 4 2 6 5 6 11 7 10 9 3 2 3 2 1 76
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 13 7 13 3 4 3 6 5 1 4 2 1 4 4 5 75
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 5 5 28 2 4 8 3 65
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 5 8 3 3 2 4 4 9 7 3 1 5 4 2 64
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 4 8 2 1 0 1 5 5 3 11 8 6 3 2 63
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 2 8 3 3 6 1 2 2 5 7 4 1 4 7 57
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 8 7 3 1 4 2 1 3 1 3 6 1 6 5 6 57
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 4 5 6 2 4 2 7 1 2 6 3 2 6 3 2 55
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 4 3 1 5 6 4 7 45
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 5 2 0 3 1 2 34
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 6 0 8 3 1 0 1 6 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 33
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 1 4 6 2 2 1 4 1 0 3 3 2 1 1 31
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 3 2 2 1 0 2 2 4 5 2 1 0 0 1 26
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 3 0 0 3 6 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 21
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 4 4 0 0 2 1 0 20
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 6 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 17
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 2 0 16
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 2 1 16
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 14
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 12
(U.S.) ME MAINE 5 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 9
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 7
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 336 322 358 285 238 244 254 304 339 410 323 287 283 310 259 4552
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 92 83 74 60 26 52 49 101 85 85 86 67 53 90 75 1078
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 41 42 43 56 45 49 49 76 96 129 70 96 59 52 51 954
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 54 45 46 45 44 38 34 46 23 47 26 30 23 26 22 549
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 19 19 23 27 17 25 20 26 41 31 22 22 26 26 24 368
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 21 20 23 21 20 14 16 23 20 26 32 22 16 26 41 341
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 25 21 28 45 31 24 15 17 26 32 20 12 7 17 8 328
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 17 18 16 11 12 15 7 19 19 29 44 34 12 18 14 285
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 26 42 16 6 5 6 11 14 26 19 17 11 14 14 235
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 13 21 15 14 11 19 11 14 21 28 6 16 9 17 12 227
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 2 3 0 4 1 9 12 14 20 28 20 14 7 11 22 167
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 2 6 3 7 8 5 6 3 13 6 4 13 14 4 94
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 5 3 2 1 9 3 1 0 12 9 5 4 3 5 5 67
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 0 3 3 8 1 3 3 5 12 7 5 3 6 4 64
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 2 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 4 11 12 3 6 3 57
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 2 3 3 3 3 7 2 2 3 3 9 1 4 4 4 53
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 3 4 1 5 3 0 4 5 31
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 3 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 3 2 5 4 4 30
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 17
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 7 17
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 3 0 15
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 2 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 13
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 9
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 6
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 314 319 342 320 254 280 237 370 408 514 404 378 269 356 333 5098
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 650 641 700 605 492 524 491 674 747 924 727 665 552 666 592 9650



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