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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 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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 232 285 229 237 268 232 160 347 312 374 539 384 362 407 551 4919
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 19 32 76 29 41 36 49 115 302 251 233 219 204 299 402 2307
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 48 76 34 51 29 81 68 69 109 92 74 76 74 76 60 1017
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 49 47 33 30 40 45 13 30 44 61 60 59 69 54 51 685
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 24 27 25 16 61 51 43 45 53 54 52 36 67 42 66 662
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 37 26 22 32 47 15 11 36 34 39 73 38 24 46 64 544
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 22 27 22 22 26 13 5 5 5 8 13 50 54 31 96 399
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 21 20 27 12 20 12 14 14 27 36 30 21 27 36 38 355
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 24 26 11 9 11 16 11 25 24 62 29 22 22 12 36 340
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 12 8 25 18 28 19 4 12 13 19 21 17 18 10 21 245
(U.S.) OR OREGON 12 17 24 24 12 7 13 12 9 13 5 14 9 14 57 242
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 12 10 8 8 9 8 12 17 26 27 17 15 18 4 40 231
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 18 39 18 8 11 12 12 17 9 12 6 11 21 11 22 227
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 12 12 11 14 5 9 5 19 9 15 9 8 12 20 16 176
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 24 11 10 10 6 7 12 13 33 7 13 6 4 6 168
(U.S.) UT UTAH 11 10 14 12 2 5 3 5 15 9 7 12 5 17 33 160
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 32 16 6 7 4 9 6 8 11 3 6 16 10 8 12 154
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 12 7 4 5 10 6 4 11 9 12 17 25 5 7 10 144
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 3 1 5 2 5 2 6 3 0 3 6 6 19 30 39 130
(U.S.) OH OHIO 5 11 6 10 12 3 5 10 6 8 6 8 9 17 6 122
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 4 3 3 4 6 3 2 4 2 8 7 13 14 9 11 93
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 1 3 2 3 3 7 13 15 18 5 1 2 3 11 91
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 3 4 2 4 11 3 6 6 21 5 10 2 3 2 7 89
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 8 5 5 7 2 12 3 6 8 4 5 7 2 2 3 79
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 2 4 1 4 5 6 4 4 7 9 8 3 5 4 9 75
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 5 10 6 8 6 3 2 9 1 0 5 0 0 1 9 65
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 5 6 11 4 3 1 5 4 4 4 4 0 1 9 64
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 8 1 5 7 2 3 0 2 7 2 5 8 5 2 58
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 1 4 2 2 5 3 0 5 4 2 2 3 1 1 7 42
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 5 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 1 1 3 0 0 2 1 32
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 3 1 0 28
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 5 0 1 4 0 3 4 4 1 1 0 3 0 27
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 4 4 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 27
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 3 4 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 3 1 23
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 1 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 5 1 2 1 20
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 19
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 2 6 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 18
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 13
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 4 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 9
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 9
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 7
(U.S.) ME MAINE 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 7
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 663 789 663 640 730 635 486 879 1110 1202 1269 1101 1080 1194 1722 14163
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 319 369 325 325 400 387 306 436 496 584 487 309 243 240 306 5532
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 35 32 59 49 41 84 119 290 579 752 400 418 376 392 541 4167
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 107 159 115 138 189 299 162 383 227 271 198 293 260 195 208 3204
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 4 5 11 64 41 101 98 109 155 166 104 189 76 1123
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 19 32 28 30 23 21 10 59 24 46 85 113 107 129 158 884
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 29 45 30 22 57 46 29 54 36 76 108 39 57 57 34 719
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 46 17 27 52 52 41 22 29 33 47 65 33 39 49 61 613
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 25 29 35 25 47 17 26 32 42 26 16 55 33 31 48 487
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 19 8 8 26 60 21 12 27 36 59 91 37 21 19 12 456
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 5 16 0 5 26 26 15 24 27 23 33 17 21 9 28 275
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 12 20 5 24 7 12 3 10 14 15 30 19 15 28 22 236
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 5 13 27 14 11 4 8 8 34 44 12 10 11 32 233
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 12 15 9 15 5 4 1 3 6 3 22 25 12 8 20 160
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 6 9 7 5 16 7 4 8 18 14 8 2 12 6 11 133
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 2 3 4 4 15 6 5 8 14 22 16 8 9 6 127
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 5 3 18 8 12 4 7 9 4 3 2 0 0 3 5 83
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 3 2 4 3 3 3 6 4 10 2 10 12 10 73
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 5 1 5 4 3 5 3 7 8 11 2 5 1 13 73
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 1 4 5 5 3 4 7 1 5 4 0 6 5 8 58
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 4 3 4 2 1 3 1 3 1 4 9 4 3 5 6 53
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 6 1 14 10 2 2 45
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 4 3 1 0 2 0 2 0 3 4 2 4 2 4 33
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 4 1 13 4 32
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 3 10 4 3 4 1 32
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 4 0 4 1 1 2 1 1 2 5 0 1 23
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 9 19
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 0 2 2 18
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 7 2 0 13
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 2 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 10
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 5
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BOX BOLIVIA 0 0 0 1 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 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PAX PANAMA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PEX PERU 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) UAX UKRAINE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 653 777 705 782 982 1078 785 1505 1687 2128 1823 1600 1378 1431 1640 18954
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 1316 1566 1368 1422 1712 1713 1271 2384 2797 3330 3092 2701 2458 2625 3362 33117



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