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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 2000 - 2014 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

SWITZERLAND

( 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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 42 43 56 45 49 49 76 96 129 70 96 59 52 51 88 1001
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 15 31 25 19 31 15 29 36 55 47 41 24 19 14 8 409
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 7 4 8 3 2 0 14 12 12 12 24 22 27 19 11 177
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 11 16 13 16 8 8 4 16 6 25 22 5 8 7 6 171
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 1 5 1 7 3 12 17 14 9 12 15 9 11 9 4 129
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 4 6 16 5 5 2 5 5 9 5 17 3 9 19 3 113
D06 Furnishings 6 8 4 2 1 4 7 6 11 8 4 10 13 3 4 91
D08 Tools and Hardware 8 6 9 5 3 2 1 9 9 8 1 5 10 7 8 91
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 5 1 5 4 3 5 3 7 8 11 2 5 1 13 16 89
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 2 1 0 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 13 3 10 7 7 61
D26 Lighting 0 1 1 0 6 2 2 1 2 1 4 15 8 1 8 52
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 3 2 4 6 6 8 12 49
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 2 0 4 2 1 0 1 0 4 8 3 6 1 5 3 40
D12 Transportation 2 0 0 2 2 3 2 2 4 4 8 2 4 3 2 40
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 7 2 0 5 6 5 6 2 38
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 2 1 4 0 0 2 4 4 3 5 1 3 0 2 1 32
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 5 3 0 2 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 4 28
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 4 6 5 2 3 0 0 0 26
D04 Brushware 4 1 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 5 4 0 0 22
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 4 3 2 3 1 3 0 0 21
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 1 2 20
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 3 1 3 0 0 0 1 6 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 20
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 1 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 3 0 19
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 3 3 1 15
D01 Edible Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 2 1 2 12
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 11
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 6
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
D30 Animal Husbandry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
D99 Miscellaneous 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 132 133 165 123 125 111 182 240 285 241 276 199 200 190 199 2801



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