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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 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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 97 105 93 90 100 50 43 69 106 89 128 156 150 107 149 1532
(U.S.) OH OHIO 41 33 25 23 16 27 11 10 24 68 53 34 28 37 56 486
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 27 48 43 48 33 19 27 11 41 27 32 31 40 24 32 483
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 19 28 51 15 12 19 16 15 24 43 44 60 33 41 32 452
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 27 40 37 35 16 26 11 20 20 30 25 32 44 23 40 426
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 25 23 16 28 25 17 8 8 17 26 16 32 23 39 46 349
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 13 32 22 9 21 8 3 11 32 19 16 32 40 21 28 307
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 5 25 61 16 22 6 8 8 8 13 9 38 27 37 24 307
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 14 16 13 18 29 15 11 11 18 25 13 28 19 14 41 285
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 15 19 11 12 16 19 6 15 18 23 18 20 17 43 26 278
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 13 7 14 5 11 11 9 20 26 13 13 23 23 24 29 241
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 7 10 9 9 9 13 1 11 12 13 7 21 12 30 25 189
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 15 12 8 11 11 10 9 9 6 6 19 18 13 22 11 180
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 10 9 11 4 12 11 3 2 5 12 16 29 16 18 17 175
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 6 5 7 6 5 5 2 2 21 42 39 16 10 6 3 175
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 8 8 4 17 18 8 2 10 4 6 8 12 37 21 9 172
(U.S.) UT UTAH 3 5 15 10 22 12 13 6 10 9 6 8 20 10 22 171
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 11 7 11 15 14 12 3 3 13 8 10 14 10 7 14 152
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 8 6 8 7 10 14 3 6 7 10 3 12 11 15 16 136
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 3 5 7 4 6 2 4 5 12 7 7 21 9 9 3 104
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 3 7 12 5 5 2 5 3 11 9 5 4 6 23 101
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 4 4 4 5 1 1 3 4 1 3 8 17 18 9 10 92
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 5 4 5 6 16 4 4 10 5 5 6 7 6 5 92
(U.S.) OR OREGON 1 5 4 3 6 2 3 1 5 8 6 9 6 13 10 82
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 6 5 7 1 1 2 2 4 3 4 1 8 10 17 9 80
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 7 1 4 2 13 7 3 11 5 5 1 8 2 3 2 74
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 2 2 0 2 1 3 1 3 2 0 5 7 2 2 26 58
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 4 1 4 20 11 2 7 57
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 7 15 11 3 0 2 1 1 1 1 3 6 2 2 57
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 3 5 2 10 2 3 6 11 51
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 4 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 10 0 4 4 5 7 48
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 2 2 2 8 0 1 2 0 1 5 1 3 1 6 10 44
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 3 2 1 3 2 0 0 2 1 8 5 10 1 3 3 44
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 3 2 1 0 2 2 0 2 4 2 0 1 0 0 7 26
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 7 3 3 0 1 1 25
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 5 2 0 1 4 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 2 1 0 24
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 4 1 1 3 19
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 4 2 17
(U.S.) IA IOWA 6 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 16
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 11
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 11
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 0 11
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 10
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 1 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 8
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 8
(U.S.) PR PUERTO RICO 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 6
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 5
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) GU GUAM 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 428 503 537 449 466 351 223 302 486 569 549 757 668 647 767 7702
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 21 14 28 12 41 46 17 56 122 131 95 114 105 115 159 1076
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 30 34 30 24 42 37 36 47 64 43 65 69 61 77 74 733
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 19 12 24 18 21 18 11 30 43 54 69 88 87 92 69 655
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 11 14 8 12 27 14 14 52 47 62 41 30 45 42 422
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 6 10 11 17 17 9 21 15 29 32 48 37 20 27 310
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 12 20 18 5 18 16 5 21 23 27 18 23 18 19 29 272
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 12 20 24 16 16 7 5 10 17 16 14 25 11 14 20 227
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 10 10 16 10 4 3 2 3 15 11 14 30 20 30 28 206
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 7 4 8 3 2 0 14 12 12 12 24 22 27 19 168
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 2 4 2 7 2 5 4 1 8 7 8 9 14 12 33 118
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 27 9 16 7 7 20 24 115
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 5 6 7 5 1 3 0 7 8 11 8 11 10 25 110
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 8 5 6 3 1 3 4 6 11 10 14 11 8 11 4 105
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 5 7 0 2 6 1 4 6 14 7 11 8 6 24 101
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 3 2 3 3 4 1 3 1 5 7 4 10 13 16 19 94
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 0 8 13 5 11 12 7 8 77
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 7 10 7 9 9 0 4 6 2 0 3 4 0 6 68
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 2 0 5 1 3 4 0 4 1 0 4 11 3 5 9 52
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 1 0 21 6 0 0 0 3 2 2 3 7 3 48
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 2 4 9 6 2 2 6 43
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 8 1 5 6 8 34
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 8 4 5 0 7 4 1 33
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 3 1 0 1 3 3 9 26
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 0 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 7 1 2 23
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 4 8 5 22
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 0 5 1 3 0 2 21
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 7 0 1 14
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 11
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 9
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 9
(Foreign) PKX PAKISTAN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
(Foreign) EEX ESTONIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 6
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 6
(Foreign) CRX COSTA RICA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
(Foreign) GRX GREECE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) IRX IRAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
(Foreign) LIX LIECHTENSTEIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) VEX VENEZUELA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) LBX LEBANON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
(Foreign) AEX UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) ANX NETHERLANDS ANTILLES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BSX THE BAHAMAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) BYX BELARUS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) HRX CROATIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) JOX JORDAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) MCX MONACO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) UYX URUGUAY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) YUX YUGOSLAVIA / SERBIA-MONTENEGRO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 147 170 221 148 233 219 129 251 475 472 489 575 518 563 674 5284
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 575 673 758 597 699 570 352 553 961 1041 1038 1332 1186 1210 1441 12986



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