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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 D14, Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment

( 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 285 229 237 268 232 160 347 312 374 539 384 362 407 551 614 5301
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 32 76 29 41 36 49 115 302 251 233 219 204 299 402 315 2603
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 76 34 51 29 81 68 69 109 92 74 76 74 76 60 66 1035
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 27 25 16 61 51 43 45 53 54 52 36 67 42 66 64 702
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 47 33 30 40 45 13 30 44 61 60 59 69 54 51 66 702
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 26 22 32 47 15 11 36 34 39 73 38 24 46 64 53 560
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 27 22 22 26 13 5 5 5 8 13 50 54 31 96 65 442
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 26 11 9 11 16 11 25 24 62 29 22 22 12 36 43 359
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 20 27 12 20 12 14 14 27 36 30 22 27 36 38 19 354
(U.S.) OR OREGON 17 24 24 12 7 13 12 9 13 5 14 9 14 57 49 279
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 8 25 18 28 19 4 12 13 19 21 17 18 10 21 29 262
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 10 8 8 9 8 12 17 26 27 17 15 18 4 40 15 234
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 39 18 8 11 12 12 17 9 12 6 11 21 11 22 20 229
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 12 11 14 5 9 5 19 9 15 9 8 12 20 16 14 178
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 24 11 10 10 6 7 12 13 33 7 13 6 4 6 8 170
(U.S.) UT UTAH 10 14 12 2 5 3 5 15 9 7 12 5 17 33 19 168
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 5 2 5 2 6 3 0 3 6 6 19 30 39 18 145
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 7 4 5 10 6 4 11 9 12 17 25 5 7 10 9 141
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 16 6 7 4 9 6 8 11 3 6 16 10 8 12 10 132
(U.S.) OH OHIO 11 6 10 12 3 5 10 6 8 6 8 9 17 6 10 127
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 3 4 6 3 2 4 2 8 7 13 14 9 11 6 95
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 3 2 3 3 7 13 15 18 5 1 2 3 11 4 91
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 2 4 11 3 6 6 21 5 10 2 3 2 7 2 88
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 1 4 5 6 4 4 7 9 8 3 5 4 9 12 85
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 5 7 2 12 3 6 8 4 5 7 2 2 3 6 77
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 10 6 8 6 3 2 9 1 0 5 0 0 1 9 13 73
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 5 6 11 4 3 1 5 4 4 4 4 0 1 9 7 68
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 8 1 5 7 2 3 0 2 7 2 5 8 5 2 0 57
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 4 2 2 5 3 0 5 4 2 2 3 1 1 7 6 47
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 11 30
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 3 1 0 2 30
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 5 1 2 1 9 29
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 5 0 1 4 0 3 4 4 1 1 0 3 0 1 28
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 4 4 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 1 28
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 1 0 27
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 4 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 20
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 2 6 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 19
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 12
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 10
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 9
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 7
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
(U.S.) ME MAINE 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 789 663 640 730 635 486 879 1110 1202 1269 1102 1080 1194 1722 1594 15095
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 369 325 325 400 388 306 436 496 584 487 309 243 240 306 324 5538
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 32 59 49 41 84 119 290 579 752 400 418 376 392 541 861 4993
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 159 115 138 189 299 162 383 227 271 198 293 260 195 208 157 3254
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 4 5 11 64 41 101 98 110 155 166 104 189 76 123 1247
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 32 28 30 23 21 10 59 24 46 85 113 107 129 158 88 953
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 45 30 22 57 46 29 54 36 76 108 39 57 57 34 58 748
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 17 27 52 52 41 22 29 33 47 65 33 39 49 61 53 620
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 29 35 25 47 17 26 32 42 26 16 55 33 31 48 23 485
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 8 8 26 60 21 12 27 36 59 91 37 21 19 12 13 450
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 16 0 5 26 26 15 24 27 23 33 17 21 9 28 29 299
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 5 13 27 14 11 4 8 8 34 44 12 10 11 32 22 255
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 20 5 24 7 12 3 10 14 15 30 19 15 28 22 31 255
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 15 9 15 5 4 1 3 6 3 22 25 12 8 20 29 177
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 3 4 4 15 6 5 8 14 22 16 8 9 6 18 140
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 9 7 5 16 7 4 8 18 14 8 2 12 6 11 4 131
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 5 1 5 4 3 5 3 7 8 11 2 5 1 13 16 89
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 3 18 8 12 4 7 9 4 3 2 0 0 3 5 3 81
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 3 2 4 3 3 3 6 4 10 2 10 12 10 5 77
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 1 4 5 5 3 4 7 1 5 4 0 6 5 8 16 74
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 4 2 1 3 1 3 1 4 9 4 3 5 6 6 55
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 6 1 14 10 3 2 9 55
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 4 1 13 4 9 41
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 10 4 3 4 1 2 34
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 4 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 3 4 2 4 2 4 2 33
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 4 0 4 1 1 2 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 24
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 9 1 20
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 7 2 0 5 18
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 0 2 2 0 18
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 2 0 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 8
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 6
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 5
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) ADX ANDORRA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) EGX EGYPT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PEX PERU 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 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) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 777 705 782 982 1079 785 1505 1687 2129 1823 1600 1378 1432 1640 1921 20225
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1566 1368 1422 1712 1714 1271 2384 2797 3331 3092 2702 2458 2626 3362 3515 35320



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