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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Design Patenting By Geographic Region (State and Country),
Breakout By Design Class

Count of 1999 - 2013 Design Patent Grants
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Design Classes Receiving 1 or More Design Patents During the Period
Originating From

AUSTRALIA

( design patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( design class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )

The following table displays design classes and counts of design patents classified in them; design patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
Class Class Title 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 3 11 14 8 12 27 14 14 52 47 62 41 30 45 42 422
D08 Tools and Hardware 9 23 18 9 9 10 7 19 29 35 28 26 29 23 21 295
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 10 6 12 6 14 7 6 18 20 39 25 17 35 29 27 271
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 4 6 8 10 8 5 4 4 19 26 25 24 24 23 23 213
D06 Furnishings 7 8 5 7 18 6 6 1 8 7 14 15 15 12 25 154
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 7 10 8 6 5 9 6 13 17 6 17 20 7 10 6 147
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 6 5 4 6 5 6 4 6 14 4 12 19 29 9 13 142
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 5 6 7 6 5 3 3 13 11 8 8 7 29 6 23 140
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 9 14 3 6 7 4 2 5 4 8 8 16 9 11 11 117
D26 Lighting 6 2 10 3 8 6 7 5 7 12 8 12 1 3 17 107
D12 Transportation 8 4 3 11 4 3 0 4 7 4 2 21 6 11 13 101
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 4 6 4 4 0 2 3 3 11 8 9 9 7 10 4 84
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 1 2 2 0 3 2 1 2 3 8 18 7 4 5 8 66
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 3 5 8 4 4 2 2 8 4 6 7 2 5 3 1 64
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 5 3 3 3 1 3 2 5 7 3 15 4 4 3 2 63
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 0 1 4 5 5 3 4 7 1 5 4 0 6 5 8 58
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 5 2 4 0 0 2 0 2 3 4 11 12 3 6 3 57
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 2 5 1 1 1 0 1 8 2 2 4 8 5 1 0 41
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 0 5 0 3 2 3 1 4 3 2 2 2 3 1 2 33
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 5 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 5 1 5 4 0 1 3 30
D04 Brushware 0 1 1 0 2 1 4 0 1 7 4 3 0 0 4 28
D30 Animal Husbandry 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 3 2 1 4 4 27
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 6 0 2 2 1 6 1 1 24
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 2 2 0 1 1 4 1 1 3 1 1 4 0 2 1 24
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 0 1 2 0 2 4 1 4 1 1 1 2 3 1 0 23
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 2 1 0 3 19
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 1 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 15
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 7
D01 Edible Products 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 6
D17 Musical Instruments 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
D99 Miscellaneous 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
ALL ALL CLASSES 113 139 126 103 120 114 90 160 241 253 299 282 265 226 269 2800



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