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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 D32, Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine

( 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.) OH OHIO 22 39 20 28 42 21 18 32 49 34 15 15 4 6 17 362
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 25 22 7 19 23 23 15 19 27 27 15 24 23 40 30 339
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 9 21 10 14 13 13 15 21 25 27 25 32 29 18 21 293
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 9 16 4 6 18 4 5 20 18 12 24 12 29 17 10 204
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 12 5 11 6 11 9 7 6 16 8 20 19 8 9 24 171
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 5 9 2 4 5 0 2 4 22 13 13 13 8 8 19 127
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 2 7 5 10 9 3 1 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 6 100
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 14 14 5 6 0 8 8 2 12 8 2 5 0 7 93
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 7 6 5 2 3 4 1 8 12 13 2 6 6 8 7 90
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 3 5 1 2 2 2 1 3 9 10 8 11 14 4 10 85
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 1 1 4 4 3 2 0 4 6 8 15 13 6 10 7 84
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 2 5 3 8 9 2 0 2 8 3 4 5 7 8 10 76
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 8 5 1 2 3 0 11 5 6 5 6 3 8 7 74
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 3 0 5 6 3 0 4 9 6 9 6 2 9 0 65
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 2 3 5 7 19 1 6 2 1 2 5 0 2 1 58
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 9 38 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 56
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 5 1 0 0 2 3 2 3 3 2 4 4 10 5 6 50
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 7 0 6 5 2 2 7 3 2 1 1 1 5 5 48
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 1 1 1 2 8 0 1 5 0 0 6 4 11 2 42
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 2 0 1 4 8 1 4 5 1 3 2 3 2 2 39
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 3 3 4 4 7 5 7 39
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 1 2 7 1 3 3 1 2 1 3 0 7 1 4 1 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 7 4 3 3 4 3 36
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 1 4 0 3 0 0 1 3 8 4 1 2 3 3 2 35
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 0 2 1 3 2 2 0 8 1 6 2 1 1 2 33
(U.S.) IA IOWA 0 10 1 1 4 7 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 26
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 1 2 6 3 26
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 7 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 22
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 3 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 4 0 2 22
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 1 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 3 21
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 6 5 18
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 1 0 3 17
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 6 1 1 2 16
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 2 2 1 2 16
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 14
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 12
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 10
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 7
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 6
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ME MAINE 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) US U.S. UNSPECIFIED REGION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 135 221 169 151 190 146 88 196 282 227 210 230 200 216 234 2895
 
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 2 17 5 3 14 18 58 80 49 34 42 35 61 27 445
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 7 4 20 10 10 7 9 27 19 30 38 14 11 21 25 252
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 8 8 6 12 13 21 12 20 20 30 11 24 18 22 19 244
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 7 15 11 11 13 13 8 21 9 18 16 13 10 5 13 183
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 6 8 8 11 12 6 11 23 15 15 5 9 12 2 7 150
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 1 3 5 5 5 13 8 11 14 13 10 6 5 10 16 125
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 10 1 7 11 8 9 5 15 10 2 7 7 9 4 9 114
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 6 2 2 5 3 1 0 7 5 14 9 14 17 16 10 111
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 3 3 3 6 4 1 6 8 18 3 4 11 8 19 97
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 5 6 2 2 5 3 5 6 8 13 10 9 9 10 3 96
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 1 2 0 3 4 3 0 3 4 19 4 6 6 2 5 62
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 0 3 4 5 1 2 1 6 3 2 2 2 5 2 40
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 5 1 5 4 0 1 3 30
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 3 3 1 2 1 1 4 0 20
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 8 1 6 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 20
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 6 2 1 2 0 0 0 19
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 13
(Foreign) LKX SRI LANKA 0 3 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 10
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 1 0 0 10
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 9
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 8
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 7
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 4
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
(Foreign) HUX HUNGARY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) PHX PHILIPPINES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) SIX SLOVENIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
(Foreign) VNX VIET NAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 58 66 92 106 96 106 84 208 219 252 169 164 156 174 161 2111
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 193 287 261 257 286 252 172 404 501 479 379 394 356 390 395 5006



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