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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 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 61 52 64 45 39 53 50 79 85 59 79 45 52 41 77 881
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 23 30 18 9 33 19 32 25 24 20 19 28 27 13 22 342
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 19 36 18 22 22 17 23 23 16 29 16 18 30 17 17 323
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 15 14 14 13 25 20 13 18 33 19 18 17 27 23 19 288
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 15 11 9 6 7 7 7 14 10 6 13 18 20 13 32 188
(U.S.) OH OHIO 15 13 7 12 10 10 5 10 18 9 6 5 15 16 15 166
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 7 11 15 13 6 4 21 8 12 7 1 8 22 16 14 165
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 11 10 7 5 4 10 9 12 16 7 11 16 9 12 21 160
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 17 22 15 15 7 7 4 2 16 18 10 7 0 7 4 151
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 14 10 8 7 6 5 15 15 16 9 12 2 2 5 9 135
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 4 21 9 8 8 9 13 10 12 3 3 8 10 5 3 126
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 2 11 3 6 3 2 13 16 7 18 10 9 7 15 125
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 5 10 6 7 6 7 4 9 16 17 7 11 7 7 6 125
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 10 7 7 6 4 5 5 9 10 11 6 15 7 7 6 115
(U.S.) OR OREGON 6 13 8 6 5 11 11 6 6 1 7 8 11 7 4 110
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 11 8 5 7 7 14 14 10 11 2 2 3 0 6 5 105
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 8 6 7 7 7 3 9 8 11 12 8 3 4 4 5 102
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 10 6 5 4 4 4 11 7 13 5 3 3 6 4 7 92
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 4 2 6 5 6 11 7 10 9 3 2 3 2 1 0 71
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 8 3 3 2 4 4 9 7 3 1 5 4 2 5 65
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 7 13 3 4 3 6 5 1 4 2 1 4 4 5 1 63
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 5 5 28 2 4 8 3 0 63
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 8 2 1 0 1 5 5 3 11 8 6 3 2 2 61
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 8 3 3 6 1 2 2 5 7 4 1 4 7 3 58
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 7 3 1 4 2 1 3 1 3 6 1 6 5 6 6 55
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 5 6 2 4 2 7 1 2 6 3 2 6 3 2 1 52
(U.S.) UT UTAH 4 2 2 0 2 0 3 4 3 1 5 6 4 7 4 47
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 4 6 2 2 1 4 1 0 3 3 2 1 1 5 36
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 2 2 2 2 3 2 3 2 5 2 0 3 1 2 2 33
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 8 3 1 0 1 6 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 28
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 2 2 1 0 2 2 4 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 26
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 3 6 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 3 21
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 4 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 18
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 6 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 18
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 17
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 1 2 1 2 17
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 2 0 0 15
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 11
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 8
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 7
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 322 358 285 238 244 254 304 339 410 323 287 283 310 259 324 4540
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 83 74 60 26 52 49 101 85 85 86 67 53 90 75 88 1074
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 42 43 56 45 49 49 76 96 129 70 96 59 52 51 88 1001
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 45 46 45 44 38 34 46 23 47 26 30 23 26 22 14 509
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 19 23 27 17 25 20 26 41 31 22 22 26 26 24 15 364
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 20 23 21 20 14 16 23 20 26 32 22 16 26 41 39 359
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 21 28 45 31 24 15 17 26 32 20 12 7 17 8 6 309
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 18 16 11 12 15 7 19 19 29 44 34 12 18 14 15 283
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 26 42 16 6 5 6 11 14 26 19 17 11 14 14 10 237
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 21 15 14 11 19 11 14 21 28 6 16 9 17 12 16 230
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 0 4 1 9 12 14 20 28 20 14 7 11 22 24 189
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 2 6 3 7 8 5 6 3 13 6 4 13 14 4 9 103
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 2 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 4 11 12 3 6 3 16 68
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 3 3 8 1 3 3 5 12 7 5 3 6 4 3 66
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 2 1 9 3 1 0 12 9 5 4 3 5 5 1 63
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 3 3 3 7 2 2 3 3 9 1 4 4 4 7 58
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 3 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 3 2 5 4 4 4 33
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 2 1 1 3 4 1 5 3 0 4 5 3 33
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 7 9 25
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 3 0 5 20
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 4 1 2 1 1 2 2 0 17
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 2 1 3 1 14
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 9
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 8
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 2 8
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 5
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 5
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 1 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CYX CYPRUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KWX KUWAIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LTX LITHUANIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MEX MONTENEGRO 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) TTX TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) VGX BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 319 342 320 254 280 237 370 408 514 404 378 269 356 333 390 5174
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 641 700 605 492 524 491 674 747 924 727 665 552 666 592 714 9714



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