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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

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 0 4 5 11 64 41 101 98 110 155 166 104 189 76 123 1247
D26 Lighting 4 7 2 15 21 23 27 44 70 73 96 107 98 92 69 748
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 6 20 32 22 13 19 41 35 65 88 72 63 49 63 56 644
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 0 1 7 2 12 21 2 31 89 51 57 51 59 49 27 459
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 1 1 6 8 10 5 24 49 72 26 30 51 47 49 32 411
D08 Tools and Hardware 3 6 5 5 17 17 40 29 34 18 10 27 13 26 33 283
D06 Furnishings 0 3 9 3 8 4 8 21 26 41 32 21 37 29 19 261
D12 Transportation 2 0 1 4 2 3 5 11 26 45 38 36 14 21 26 234
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 4 2 2 11 7 2 8 13 11 12 23 19 24 26 25 189
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 3 0 4 1 9 12 14 20 28 20 14 7 11 22 24 189
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 1 6 5 4 5 6 7 10 7 17 15 8 32 32 21 176
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 27 9 16 7 7 20 24 38 153
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 9 4 6 3 1 2 1 1 11 6 11 11 10 16 23 115
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 3 3 3 6 4 1 6 8 18 3 4 11 8 19 17 114
D04 Brushware 2 2 11 14 5 1 2 3 2 8 7 3 16 20 16 112
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 11 1 2 6 10 4 24 26 93
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 6 1 6 14 8 16 9 13 80
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 27 9 3 6 2 6 16 77
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 2 8 0 4 0 2 7 7 7 1 4 1 5 16 5 69
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 6 0 8 12 7 8 12 60
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 9 6 5 10 7 10 2 58
D30 Animal Husbandry 0 1 3 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 7 3 5 8 15 49
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 3 7 0 1 0 2 3 29
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 3 0 2 2 1 3 5 27
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 11 2 5 1 26
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 7 2 9 26
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 3 7 0 5 22
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 1 4 1 3 18
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 2 1 15
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 9 13
D01 Edible Products 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 2 10
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
D99 Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
ALL ALL CLASSES 42 70 102 127 192 163 309 462 647 613 645 603 700 661 676 6012



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