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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

CALIFORNIA

( 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
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 232 285 229 237 268 232 160 347 312 374 539 384 362 407 551 4919
D06 Furnishings 237 222 179 211 180 191 139 280 373 238 216 207 171 184 193 3221
D12 Transportation 129 190 188 201 196 217 162 188 218 207 139 205 165 167 183 2755
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 133 208 171 136 215 129 133 210 218 201 218 141 189 153 166 2621
D26 Lighting 78 120 131 140 105 98 91 130 167 133 99 132 115 90 158 1787
D08 Tools and Hardware 115 121 107 100 103 131 75 116 144 162 137 96 97 98 86 1688
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 67 77 56 72 70 93 61 81 148 148 124 125 138 160 155 1575
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 63 78 90 106 108 45 89 254 163 178 94 81 60 59 78 1546
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 97 105 93 90 100 50 43 69 106 89 128 156 150 107 149 1532
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 98 71 81 73 129 84 50 75 83 104 114 157 155 125 115 1514
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 80 81 110 92 87 64 93 93 69 125 95 118 110 87 126 1430
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 95 84 84 94 91 73 55 100 106 102 98 105 76 93 111 1367
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 88 65 68 76 87 55 51 95 71 68 58 88 67 88 103 1128
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 54 61 52 64 45 39 53 50 79 85 59 79 45 52 41 858
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 41 46 47 37 71 25 33 39 106 74 71 52 44 77 78 841
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 53 38 49 48 34 57 46 51 40 58 41 36 35 59 52 697
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 43 43 32 43 26 55 20 33 43 112 39 26 38 37 51 641
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 31 37 46 26 25 17 16 35 24 35 25 45 39 35 19 455
D30 Animal Husbandry 15 24 15 12 14 18 30 40 27 48 21 44 56 48 43 455
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 18 15 15 17 22 16 14 34 47 28 28 31 30 38 50 403
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 18 24 12 39 39 35 25 15 34 24 18 31 13 33 17 377
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 18 18 18 21 15 24 8 15 55 35 27 40 39 24 19 376
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 25 22 7 19 23 23 15 19 27 27 15 24 23 40 30 339
D04 Brushware 17 39 32 42 11 9 7 6 16 10 24 19 18 17 18 285
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 16 10 20 22 9 19 25 44 35 12 7 26 11 8 13 277
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 21 20 12 15 7 13 3 18 15 17 21 17 16 23 20 238
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 16 9 13 13 13 11 6 18 10 19 13 13 20 19 37 230
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 17 18 6 9 12 14 14 23 29 20 11 2 26 7 8 216
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 16 14 17 14 16 7 5 16 11 13 13 18 24 13 14 211
D17 Musical Instruments 5 4 10 5 11 3 4 8 6 11 4 6 6 8 9 100
D99 Miscellaneous 6 4 9 2 2 5 3 18 4 4 2 6 14 8 10 97
D01 Edible Products 8 4 5 3 2 7 3 10 9 1 2 3 5 1 1 64
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 6 9 1 1 2 0 2 4 4 6 2 7 4 1 49
ALL ALL CLASSES 1950 2163 2013 2080 2137 1861 1532 2532 2799 2766 2506 2515 2364 2369 2705 34292



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