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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 D34, Material or Article Handling 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 18 18 21 15 24 8 15 55 35 27 40 39 24 19 26 384
(U.S.) OH OHIO 11 9 10 10 7 4 14 24 17 9 7 11 8 7 4 152
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 8 9 3 11 4 3 4 22 9 6 5 5 10 2 6 107
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 4 4 6 17 13 6 7 7 6 2 3 5 7 8 6 101
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 7 7 15 5 6 11 8 14 13 5 2 1 0 1 98
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 8 7 11 5 3 3 2 15 6 8 1 4 12 3 3 91
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 9 8 2 2 2 2 6 9 5 11 5 10 4 5 5 85
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 7 2 4 5 4 1 5 5 2 8 10 8 8 3 7 79
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 3 2 4 1 0 1 3 6 8 6 13 17 6 3 77
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 3 2 2 2 5 3 5 3 12 7 5 3 8 4 3 67
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 4 0 3 1 1 2 4 4 8 6 8 11 1 7 64
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 2 3 4 3 5 2 4 7 1 13 8 0 3 4 4 63
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 4 12 4 6 0 1 7 6 10 5 1 3 2 1 63
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 4 3 5 5 3 3 6 5 5 6 3 6 1 5 3 63
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 2 5 2 3 3 3 1 6 7 5 1 11 5 2 1 57
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 5 4 1 8 1 7 4 3 2 0 2 4 4 1 3 49
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 3 2 2 2 2 2 9 1 3 4 2 5 4 3 4 48
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 1 4 7 1 3 3 2 8 0 2 3 0 0 2 1 37
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 1 0 0 1 1 9 8 0 2 4 1 2 1 2 34
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 3 0 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 5 2 2 32
(U.S.) OR OREGON 3 1 0 5 0 1 3 2 2 3 2 5 0 1 2 30
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 3 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 6 2 2 0 2 26
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 4 2 3 24
(U.S.) IA IOWA 2 4 1 2 1 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 21
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 6 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 20
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 18
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 4 1 0 17
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 17
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 2 2 1 0 16
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 1 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 14
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 13
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 1 13
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 13
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 0 11
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 10
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 2 8
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 8
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 7
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 131 126 121 136 107 68 133 219 158 174 147 172 166 94 111 2063
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 7 25 32 31 23 13 57 46 22 16 8 8 9 3 7 307
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 11 15 9 10 3 0 15 31 10 5 12 18 17 18 15 189
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 3 6 6 11 7 1 5 19 21 16 5 5 13 5 8 131
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 4 3 6 3 10 0 6 12 19 14 14 6 13 9 5 124
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 5 6 3 2 3 1 7 7 3 3 6 11 5 4 4 70
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 3 3 3 1 3 2 5 7 3 15 4 4 3 2 3 61
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 9 6 5 10 7 10 2 58
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 2 5 0 1 4 3 8 1 5 3 1 2 1 1 0 37
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 10 3 3 3 3 4 1 1 36
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 6 5 1 2 3 1 0 4 0 1 3 1 3 4 0 34
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 1 5 5 6 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 1 28
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 16
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 15
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 1 3 15
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 3 1 0 2 14
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 4 0 2 14
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 1 2 0 14
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 10
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 10
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 9
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 8
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 6
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) COX COLOMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) CZX CZECH REPUBLIC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) GGX GUERNSEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 53 75 73 73 63 26 121 159 120 96 73 105 90 73 64 1264
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 184 201 194 209 170 94 254 378 278 270 220 277 256 167 175 3327



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