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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 D24, Medical and Laboratory 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 105 93 90 100 50 43 69 106 89 128 156 150 107 149 167 1602
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 28 51 15 12 19 16 15 24 43 44 60 33 41 32 50 483
(U.S.) OH OHIO 33 25 23 16 27 11 10 24 68 53 34 28 37 56 32 477
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 48 43 48 33 19 27 11 41 27 32 31 40 24 32 18 474
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 40 37 35 16 26 11 20 20 30 25 32 44 23 40 49 448
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 23 16 28 25 17 8 8 17 26 16 32 23 39 46 40 364
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 32 22 9 21 8 3 11 32 19 16 32 40 21 28 43 337
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 25 61 16 22 6 8 8 8 13 9 38 27 37 24 11 313
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 19 11 12 16 19 6 15 18 23 18 20 17 43 26 40 303
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 16 13 18 29 15 11 11 18 25 13 28 19 14 41 22 293
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 7 14 5 11 11 9 20 26 13 13 23 23 24 29 34 262
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 10 9 9 9 13 1 11 12 13 7 21 12 30 25 18 200
(U.S.) UT UTAH 5 15 10 22 12 13 6 10 9 6 8 20 10 22 20 188
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 9 11 4 12 11 3 2 5 12 16 29 16 18 17 18 183
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 12 8 11 11 10 9 9 6 6 19 18 13 22 11 12 177
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 5 7 6 5 5 2 2 21 42 39 16 10 6 3 7 176
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 4 17 18 8 2 10 4 6 8 12 37 21 9 4 168
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 7 11 15 14 12 3 3 13 8 10 14 10 7 14 21 162
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 6 8 7 10 14 3 6 7 10 3 12 11 15 16 9 137
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 3 7 12 5 5 2 5 3 11 9 5 4 6 23 13 113
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 7 4 6 2 4 5 12 7 7 21 9 9 3 9 110
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 5 4 5 6 16 4 4 10 5 5 6 7 6 5 12 100
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 4 5 1 1 3 4 1 3 8 17 18 9 10 7 95
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 5 7 1 1 2 2 4 3 4 1 8 10 17 9 15 89
(U.S.) OR OREGON 5 4 3 6 2 3 1 5 8 6 9 6 13 10 7 88
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 1 4 2 13 7 3 11 5 5 1 8 2 3 2 6 73
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 0 2 1 3 1 3 2 0 5 7 2 2 26 12 68
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 4 20 11 2 7 5 61
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 1 2 0 0 1 2 3 5 2 10 2 3 6 11 12 60
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 7 15 11 3 0 2 1 1 1 1 3 6 2 2 2 57
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 4 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 10 0 4 4 5 7 4 51
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 2 8 0 1 2 0 1 5 1 3 1 6 10 5 47
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 1 3 2 0 0 2 1 8 5 10 1 3 3 3 44
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 7 3 3 0 1 1 3 28
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 1 0 2 2 0 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 7 2 25
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 19
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 4 1 1 3 1 18
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 2 0 14
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 13
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 11
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 11
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 10
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 10
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 9
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 8
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 7
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) GU GUAM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 503 537 449 466 351 223 302 486 569 549 757 668 647 767 742 8016
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 14 28 12 41 46 17 56 122 131 95 114 105 115 159 154 1209
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 34 30 24 42 37 36 47 64 43 65 69 61 77 74 55 758
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 12 24 18 21 18 11 30 43 54 69 88 87 92 69 75 711
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 11 14 8 12 27 14 14 52 47 62 41 30 45 42 31 450
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 6 10 11 17 17 9 21 15 29 32 48 37 20 27 31 330
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 20 18 5 18 16 5 21 23 27 18 23 18 19 29 27 287
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 20 24 16 16 7 5 10 17 16 14 25 11 14 20 24 239
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 10 16 10 4 3 2 3 15 11 14 30 20 30 28 29 225
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 4 2 7 2 5 4 1 8 7 8 9 14 12 33 63 179
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 7 4 8 3 2 0 14 12 12 12 24 22 27 19 11 177
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 27 9 16 7 7 20 24 38 153
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 5 6 7 5 1 3 0 7 8 11 8 11 10 25 20 127
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 5 7 0 2 6 1 4 6 14 7 11 8 6 24 23 124
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 5 6 3 1 3 4 6 11 10 14 11 8 11 4 8 105
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 3 3 4 1 3 1 5 7 4 10 13 16 19 9 100
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 7 10 7 9 9 0 4 6 2 0 3 4 0 6 19 86
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 2 2 3 1 1 0 8 13 5 11 12 7 8 2 77
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 5 1 3 4 0 4 1 0 4 11 3 5 9 7 57
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 1 0 21 6 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 7 3 3 51
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 2 4 9 6 2 2 6 4 45
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 8 4 5 0 7 4 1 4 37
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 8 1 5 6 8 2 36
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 3 1 0 1 3 3 9 6 32
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 7 1 2 3 26
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 8 5 3 25
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 0 5 1 3 0 2 1 21
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 7 0 1 2 16
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 15
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 3 14
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 5 14
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 9
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 6
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 5
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 5
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
(Foreign) SCX SEYCHELLES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ANX NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) YUX YUGOSLAVIA / SERBIA-MONTENEGRO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 170 221 148 233 219 129 251 475 472 489 575 518 563 674 680 5817
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 673 758 597 699 570 352 553 961 1041 1038 1332 1186 1210 1441 1422 13833



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