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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 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 46 47 37 71 25 33 39 106 74 71 52 44 77 78 63 863
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 53 13 7 9 7 4 5 5 6 15 7 17 16 16 39 219
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 6 7 4 9 2 1 2 14 16 14 23 10 7 11 8 134
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 15 9 81 115
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 6 2 0 6 7 2 1 2 9 19 15 7 10 9 10 105
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 5 5 1 5 5 4 3 4 2 10 5 3 8 8 8 76
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 4 2 4 8 7 8 9 6 5 2 1 4 7 3 71
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 5 2 0 2 11 2 1 4 0 2 7 4 3 5 9 57
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 9 3 10 3 2 3 4 1 2 7 2 2 3 5 57
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 3 5 0 1 3 3 3 3 6 3 9 2 3 1 10 55
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 8 4 5 3 3 4 2 13 53
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 7 3 4 4 3 10 3 3 46
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 4 0 3 2 3 3 3 5 1 2 6 0 1 2 2 37
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 0 0 1 1 4 6 4 2 0 0 0 1 7 5 33
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 7 2 3 1 2 1 2 5 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 29
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 2 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 2 2 2 3 7 27
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3 1 0 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 2 0 3 4 2 25
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 6 1 5 0 1 2 24
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 4 3 1 24
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 5 1 4 0 3 1 2 24
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 6 1 2 0 1 2 2 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 20
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 0 2 7 19
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 2 3 18
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 18
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 16
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 3 14
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 1 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 13
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 4 1 0 0 1 13
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 10
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 8
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 7
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 7
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 1 7
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 6
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 175 107 77 145 93 79 97 211 151 183 169 122 184 189 297 2279
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 148 172 112 157 132 126 173 245 256 125 100 105 119 150 118 2238
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 45 28 47 52 33 35 52 94 44 40 64 52 41 29 25 681
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 9 6 5 10 8 0 24 29 24 25 16 56 39 49 57 357
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 19 10 12 3 6 4 4 21 10 8 10 6 7 3 3 126
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 6 4 2 5 1 5 1 9 19 17 6 14 15 6 2 112
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 14 6 3 3 1 8 7 6 9 12 11 14 5 12 0 111
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 1 1 1 0 2 1 19 21 15 4 17 8 14 4 110
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 8 5 6 7 4 1 12 2 4 6 21 10 7 13 108
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 1 2 8 7 13 0 9 11 7 9 4 11 8 9 100
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 11 1 2 6 10 4 24 26 93
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 7 4 4 4 3 6 3 4 7 0 1 6 4 10 5 68
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 2 2 2 2 1 6 7 5 4 5 6 8 2 4 57
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 4 0 0 2 4 4 3 5 1 3 0 2 1 32
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 0 2 2 1 6 1 1 2 26
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 19
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 3 2 1 1 0 15
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 11
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 10
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 3 7
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 5
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 1
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 1
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 259 243 201 262 209 214 296 481 426 269 249 327 282 323 278 4319
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 434 350 278 407 302 293 393 692 577 452 418 449 466 512 575 6598



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