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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 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 15 15 17 22 16 14 34 47 28 28 31 30 38 50 39 424
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 11 16 27 19 15 9 28 34 26 19 18 12 29 21 27 311
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 19 10 27 10 15 14 22 30 15 24 29 25 16 19 25 300
(U.S.) OH OHIO 6 13 8 29 11 10 9 28 37 7 15 11 13 19 25 241
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 8 22 8 2 4 6 16 15 6 11 15 20 18 23 27 201
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 7 5 4 2 3 3 7 18 10 8 9 12 9 27 29 153
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 48 12 4 8 3 5 9 6 3 7 6 3 17 11 3 145
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 11 11 7 11 6 7 9 15 6 7 6 4 11 14 16 141
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 10 19 9 9 4 8 13 27 14 2 2 8 7 5 141
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 8 8 6 12 8 8 10 3 10 9 8 5 17 10 6 128
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 15 9 6 8 19 6 7 3 6 5 7 8 15 3 11 128
(U.S.) IA IOWA 5 3 4 3 6 20 12 10 2 6 5 7 3 12 11 109
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 14 14 8 11 9 6 11 13 11 0 2 0 0 6 4 109
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 4 2 5 2 4 10 9 4 20 7 5 10 8 10 5 105
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 9 5 1 1 3 17 6 12 4 13 10 6 5 2 96
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 14 7 6 3 6 3 0 8 4 4 8 3 5 11 10 92
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 3 3 2 3 9 4 5 7 4 7 2 8 11 7 5 80
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 1 3 2 1 0 4 4 5 2 5 8 6 10 15 66
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 6 4 2 5 6 0 6 6 3 3 3 10 4 0 3 61
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 6 1 9 1 1 7 0 15 0 3 6 2 4 5 0 60
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 4 3 6 2 13 4 2 2 1 1 0 3 6 6 55
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 3 5 2 1 0 4 6 2 2 7 8 2 5 4 53
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 3 3 3 0 1 0 5 1 2 3 5 11 5 3 47
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 8 11 3 9 4 44
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 6 4 8 6 4 2 1 0 2 2 3 2 1 0 2 43
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 3 1 1 3 1 4 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 3 38
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 2 1 1 1 0 4 5 7 0 1 4 2 2 4 3 37
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 1 3 1 0 3 1 2 2 12 1 4 3 0 3 1 37
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 2 2 4 3 1 1 1 0 4 3 2 0 5 8 36
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 7 2 7 5 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 28
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 4 5 1 1 2 25
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 4 4 1 0 2 0 2 6 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 24
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 9 20
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 1 2 0 1 5 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 0 19
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 2 0 1 19
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 2 4 1 0 2 17
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 5 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 16
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 14
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 11
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 8
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 0 8
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) VI U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 244 214 213 197 194 169 264 335 267 208 254 246 276 322 321 3724
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 61 74 85 75 81 50 135 115 141 127 105 121 92 138 123 1523
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 22 8 11 25 12 16 46 31 31 53 69 44 78 82 65 593
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 3 11 16 14 14 16 31 30 34 31 19 23 46 48 141 477
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 20 20 24 22 43 16 23 29 22 27 18 19 10 21 14 328
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 6 4 4 10 5 11 19 16 16 31 19 22 18 26 212
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 12 14 13 20 7 11 15 8 6 15 16 16 18 9 15 195
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 6 5 4 5 6 7 10 7 17 15 8 32 32 21 176
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 9 4 8 8 15 4 18 15 5 7 9 11 17 20 22 172
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 4 6 5 6 4 6 14 4 12 19 29 9 13 15 151
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 3 3 3 3 9 5 3 13 7 11 15 17 17 24 14 147
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 4 0 0 10 6 2 2 9 7 10 9 9 69
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 6 10 8 0 1 2 0 2 10 4 3 7 6 4 6 69
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 0 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 13 3 10 7 7 61
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 1 0 4 0 1 3 3 5 6 1 5 2 6 8 2 47
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 2 4 6 8 3 3 2 4 0 0 4 2 1 0 40
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 3 1 2 2 2 1 6 0 1 0 8 0 1 4 32
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 2 0 1 0 2 3 5 3 1 4 0 2 7 0 1 31
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 2 0 2 0 0 5 3 1 3 1 1 4 2 4 29
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 1 2 1 10 5 6 0 0 2 1 1 0 29
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 2 3 4 5 2 2 0 27
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 2 1 0 0 1 4 2 2 2 4 3 0 2 3 26
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 0 0 1 5 20
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 3 13
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 2 10
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 1 0 1 0 0 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 9
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 6
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 6
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BMX BERMUDA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 0 1 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) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 161 173 198 203 223 155 345 325 323 356 367 360 396 454 505 4544
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 405 387 411 400 417 324 609 660 590 564 621 606 672 776 826 8268



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