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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 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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 18 18 18 21 15 24 8 15 55 35 27 40 39 24 19 376
(U.S.) OH OHIO 24 11 9 10 10 7 4 14 24 17 9 7 11 8 7 172
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 10 8 9 3 11 4 3 4 22 9 6 5 4 10 2 110
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 8 4 4 6 17 13 6 7 7 6 2 3 5 7 8 103
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 3 3 7 7 15 5 6 11 8 14 13 5 2 1 0 100
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 8 7 11 5 3 3 2 15 6 8 1 4 12 3 97
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 9 9 8 2 2 2 2 6 9 5 11 5 10 4 5 89
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 3 7 2 4 5 4 1 5 5 2 8 10 8 8 3 75
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 0 4 3 2 4 1 0 1 3 6 8 6 13 17 6 74
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 4 3 2 2 2 5 3 5 3 12 7 5 3 8 4 68
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 7 4 3 5 5 3 3 6 5 5 6 3 6 1 5 67
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 5 2 3 4 3 5 2 4 7 1 13 8 0 2 4 63
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 1 1 4 12 4 6 0 1 7 6 10 5 1 3 2 63
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 4 4 4 0 3 1 1 2 4 4 8 6 8 11 1 61
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 2 5 2 3 3 3 1 6 7 5 1 11 5 2 60
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 0 5 4 1 8 1 7 4 3 2 0 2 4 4 1 46
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 9 1 3 4 2 5 4 3 46
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 2 1 4 7 1 3 3 2 8 0 2 3 0 0 2 38
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 5 5 3 0 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 5 2 35
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 9 8 0 2 4 1 2 1 34
(U.S.) OR OREGON 0 3 1 0 5 0 1 3 2 2 3 2 5 0 1 28
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 3 4 0 1 6 2 2 0 27
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 4 2 23
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 2 4 1 2 1 3 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 21
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 6 4 1 20
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 1 1 6 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 20
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 1 2 1 2 3 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 18
(U.S.) UT UTAH 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 2 2 1 17
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 16
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 15
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 14
(U.S.) AR ARKANSAS 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 12
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 12
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 11
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 10
(U.S.) WV WEST VIRGINIA 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 10
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 9
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 6
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) ND NORTH DAKOTA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) HI HAWAII 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) SD SOUTH DAKOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 143 131 126 121 136 107 68 133 219 158 174 148 171 165 94 2094
 
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 5 7 25 32 31 23 13 57 46 22 16 8 8 9 3 305
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 7 11 15 9 10 3 0 15 31 10 5 12 18 17 18 181
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 7 3 6 6 11 7 1 5 19 21 16 5 5 13 5 130
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 4 4 3 6 3 10 0 6 12 19 14 14 6 13 9 123
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 4 5 6 3 2 3 1 7 7 3 3 6 11 5 4 70
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 5 3 3 3 1 3 2 5 7 3 15 4 4 3 2 63
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 9 6 5 10 7 10 56
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 4 10 3 3 3 3 4 1 41
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 0 2 5 0 1 4 3 8 1 5 3 1 2 1 1 37
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 6 5 1 2 3 1 0 4 0 1 3 1 3 4 37
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 0 1 5 5 6 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 26
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 3 3 16
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 1 2 16
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 15
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 0 3 1 0 13
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 1 13
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 4 0 12
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 10
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 10
(Foreign) ZAX SOUTH AFRICA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 9
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 8
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 8
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 6
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
(Foreign) PTX PORTUGAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 5
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 4
(Foreign) ARX ARGENTINA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
(Foreign) KEX KENYA 0 0 0 0 2 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 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) IMX ISLE OF MAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) LUX LUXEMBOURG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 47 53 75 73 73 63 26 121 159 120 96 73 105 89 73 1246
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 190 184 201 194 209 170 94 254 378 278 270 221 276 254 167 3340



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