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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

CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF

( 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 0 0 4 5 11 64 41 101 98 109 155 166 104 189 76 1123
D26 Lighting 0 4 7 2 15 21 23 27 44 70 73 96 107 98 92 679
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 1 6 20 32 22 13 19 41 35 65 88 72 63 49 63 589
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 0 0 1 7 2 12 21 2 31 89 51 57 51 59 49 432
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 2 1 1 6 8 10 5 24 49 72 26 30 51 47 49 381
D08 Tools and Hardware 0 3 6 5 5 17 17 40 29 34 18 10 27 13 26 250
D06 Furnishings 0 0 3 9 3 8 4 8 21 27 41 32 21 37 29 243
D12 Transportation 0 2 0 1 4 2 3 5 11 26 45 38 36 14 21 208
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 2 3 0 4 1 9 12 14 20 28 20 14 7 11 22 167
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 1 4 2 2 11 7 2 8 13 11 12 23 19 24 26 165
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 0 1 6 5 4 5 6 7 10 7 17 15 8 32 32 155
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 27 9 16 7 7 20 24 115
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 0 3 3 3 6 4 1 6 8 18 3 4 11 8 19 97
D04 Brushware 0 2 2 11 14 5 1 2 3 2 8 7 3 16 20 96
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 2 9 4 6 3 1 2 1 1 11 6 11 11 10 16 94
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 6 1 6 14 8 16 9 67
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 11 1 2 6 10 4 24 67
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 1 2 8 0 4 0 2 7 7 7 1 4 1 5 16 65
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 27 9 3 6 2 6 61
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 9 6 5 10 7 10 56
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 6 0 8 12 7 8 48
D30 Animal Husbandry 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 7 3 5 8 34
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 3 7 0 1 0 2 26
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 11 2 5 25
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 3 0 2 2 1 3 22
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 3 7 0 17
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 7 2 17
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 1 4 1 15
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 14
D01 Edible Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 8
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
D99 Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
ALL ALL CLASSES 9 42 70 102 127 192 163 309 462 647 613 645 603 700 661 5345



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