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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 D17, Musical Instruments

( 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 5 4 10 5 11 3 4 8 6 11 4 6 6 8 9 100
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 4 5 1 3 4 2 6 31
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 3 0 1 3 3 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 9 3 0 29
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 0 1 0 2 3 3 0 4 5 5 2 1 0 0 2 28
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 0 0 3 2 0 1 4 5 1 0 5 1 1 3 1 27
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 5 2 1 1 1 4 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 0 4 26
(U.S.) OH OHIO 1 0 3 4 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 2 0 1 0 23
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 2 0 2 3 7 0 0 0 20
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 16
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 16
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 13
(U.S.) UT UTAH 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 12
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 11
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 10
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0 10
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 10
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 9
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 7
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 6
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 6
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 4
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 37 17 29 27 37 22 17 45 31 55 30 36 37 30 31 481
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 17 6 4 6 7 9 20 8 24 32 12 10 2 9 8 174
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 2 1 5 21
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 8 2 1 3 0 1 0 0 20
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 14 20
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 4 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 19
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 14
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 2 1 4 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 13
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 11
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 8
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) GLX GREENLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) DOX DOMINICAN REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 24 16 14 13 13 14 29 19 29 49 31 20 9 18 32 330
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 61 33 43 40 50 36 46 64 60 104 61 56 46 48 63 811



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