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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 D16, Photography and Optical 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 41 46 47 37 71 25 33 39 106 74 71 52 44 77 78 841
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 43 53 13 7 9 7 4 5 5 6 15 7 17 16 16 223
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 9 6 7 4 9 2 1 2 14 16 14 23 10 7 11 135
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 7 6 2 0 6 7 2 1 2 9 19 15 7 10 9 102
(U.S.) OR OREGON 3 1 4 2 4 8 7 8 9 6 5 2 1 4 7 71
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 3 5 5 1 5 5 4 3 4 2 10 5 3 8 8 71
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 1 9 3 10 3 2 3 4 1 2 7 2 2 3 53
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 5 2 0 2 11 2 1 4 0 2 7 4 3 5 49
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 1 3 5 0 1 3 3 3 3 6 3 9 2 3 1 46
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 7 3 4 4 3 10 3 45
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 8 4 5 3 3 4 2 41
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 5 4 0 3 2 3 3 3 5 1 2 6 0 1 2 40
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 15 9 36
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 1 2 0 0 1 1 4 6 4 2 0 0 0 1 7 29
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 9 6 1 2 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 29
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 7 2 3 1 2 1 2 5 0 0 1 2 2 0 29
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 4 3 25
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 6 1 5 0 1 24
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 3 1 0 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 3 4 24
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 5 1 4 0 3 1 23
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 2 3 20
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 0 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 5 1 0 0 1 18
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 2 17
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 17
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 13
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 1 1 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 13
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 2 12
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 4 1 0 0 12
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 11
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 7
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 7
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 6
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 6
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 144 175 107 77 145 93 79 97 211 151 183 169 122 184 189 2126
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 135 148 172 112 157 133 126 173 245 256 125 100 105 119 150 2256
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 30 45 28 47 52 33 35 52 94 44 40 64 52 41 29 686
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 9 6 5 10 8 0 24 29 24 25 16 56 39 49 304
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 19 10 12 3 6 4 4 21 10 8 10 6 7 3 128
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 9 14 6 3 3 1 8 7 6 9 12 11 14 5 12 120
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 4 6 4 2 5 1 5 1 9 19 17 6 14 15 6 114
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 19 21 15 4 17 8 14 107
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 4 2 8 5 6 7 4 1 12 2 4 6 21 10 7 99
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 4 1 1 2 8 7 13 0 9 11 7 9 4 11 8 95
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 11 1 2 6 10 4 24 67
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 1 7 4 4 4 3 6 3 4 7 0 1 6 4 10 64
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 6 7 5 4 5 6 8 2 54
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 2 1 4 0 0 2 4 4 3 5 1 3 0 2 32
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 0 2 2 1 6 1 1 24
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 3 1 1 2 0 0 18
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 2 1 1 15
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 1 2 1 11
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 9
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 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) MOX CHINA, MACAU S.A.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 200 259 243 201 262 210 214 296 481 426 269 249 327 282 323 4242
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 344 434 350 278 407 303 293 393 692 577 452 418 449 466 512 6368



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