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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 D15, Machines Not Elsewhere Specified

( 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 18 15 15 17 22 16 14 34 47 28 28 31 30 38 50 403
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 9 11 16 27 19 15 9 28 34 26 19 18 12 29 21 293
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 9 19 10 27 10 15 14 22 30 15 24 28 25 16 19 283
(U.S.) OH OHIO 6 6 13 8 29 11 10 9 28 37 7 15 11 13 19 222
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 5 8 22 8 2 4 6 16 15 6 11 15 20 18 23 179
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 24 48 12 4 8 3 5 9 6 3 7 6 3 17 11 166
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 8 4 10 19 9 9 4 8 13 27 14 2 2 8 7 144
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 13 11 11 7 11 6 7 9 15 6 7 6 4 11 14 138
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 8 7 5 4 2 3 3 7 18 10 8 9 12 9 27 132
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 6 8 8 6 12 8 8 10 3 10 9 8 5 17 10 128
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 10 15 9 6 8 19 6 7 3 6 5 7 8 15 3 127
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 15 14 14 8 11 9 6 11 13 11 0 2 0 0 6 120
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 3 4 2 5 2 4 10 9 4 20 7 5 10 8 10 103
(U.S.) IA IOWA 3 5 3 4 3 6 20 12 10 2 6 5 7 3 12 101
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 5 2 9 5 1 1 3 17 6 12 4 13 10 6 5 99
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 3 14 7 6 3 6 3 0 8 4 4 8 3 5 11 85
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 3 3 2 3 9 4 5 7 4 7 2 8 11 7 77
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 6 1 9 1 1 7 0 15 0 3 6 2 4 5 61
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 6 4 2 5 6 0 6 6 3 3 3 10 4 0 59
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 6 0 1 3 2 1 0 4 4 5 2 5 8 6 10 57
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 3 2 4 3 6 2 13 4 2 2 1 1 0 3 6 52
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 2 3 5 2 1 0 4 6 2 2 7 8 2 5 50
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 2 3 3 3 0 1 0 5 1 2 3 5 11 5 44
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 2 6 4 8 6 4 2 1 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 43
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 8 11 3 9 41
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 4 1 3 1 0 3 1 2 2 12 1 4 3 0 3 40
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 2 1 1 1 0 4 5 7 0 1 4 2 2 4 36
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 0 3 3 1 1 3 1 4 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 35
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 3 0 2 2 4 3 1 1 1 0 4 3 2 0 5 31
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 7 5 0 1 3 1 2 0 28
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 4 4 1 0 2 0 2 6 0 0 3 1 1 0 25
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 4 5 1 1 24
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 5 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 19
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 2 0 19
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 17
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 5 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 15
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 15
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 15
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 11
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 8
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 7
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 188 244 214 213 197 194 169 264 335 267 208 253 246 276 322 3590
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 53 61 74 85 75 81 50 135 115 141 127 103 121 92 138 1451
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 12 22 8 11 25 12 16 46 31 31 53 69 44 78 82 540
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 3 3 11 16 14 14 16 31 30 34 31 19 23 46 48 339
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 14 20 20 24 22 43 16 23 29 22 27 18 19 10 21 328
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 6 5 6 4 4 10 5 11 19 16 16 31 19 22 18 192
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 6 12 14 13 20 7 11 15 8 6 15 16 16 18 9 186
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 6 9 4 8 8 15 4 18 15 5 7 9 11 17 20 156
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 6 5 4 5 6 7 10 7 17 15 8 32 32 155
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 6 5 4 6 5 6 4 6 14 4 12 19 29 9 13 142
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 2 3 3 3 3 9 5 3 13 7 11 15 17 17 24 135
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 0 6 10 8 0 1 2 0 2 10 4 3 7 6 4 63
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 10 6 2 2 9 7 10 9 60
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 5 2 1 0 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 13 3 10 7 59
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 1 0 4 0 1 3 3 5 6 1 5 2 6 8 45
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 4 1 2 4 6 8 3 3 2 4 0 0 4 2 1 44
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 2 0 1 0 2 3 5 3 1 4 0 2 7 0 30
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 2 3 4 5 2 2 30
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 10 5 6 0 0 2 1 1 29
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 6 0 1 0 8 0 1 28
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 1 3 1 1 4 2 25
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 4 2 2 2 4 3 0 2 23
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 0 0 1 17
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 11
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 10
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 8
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 6
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 4
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 126 161 173 198 203 223 155 345 325 323 356 365 360 396 454 4163
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 314 405 387 411 400 417 324 609 660 590 564 618 606 672 776 7753



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