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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

ALL FOREIGN REGIONS

( 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 777 705 782 982 1079 785 1505 1687 2129 1823 1600 1378 1432 1640 1921 20225
D12 Transportation 400 394 437 442 525 469 739 682 873 1114 963 837 809 845 833 10362
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 296 299 330 364 306 341 560 597 818 873 748 688 680 702 648 8250
D06 Furnishings 470 593 463 472 487 399 514 686 599 641 500 449 527 530 414 7744
D26 Lighting 289 395 281 363 342 219 427 519 683 692 723 824 665 578 575 7575
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 373 351 394 352 391 265 532 579 624 630 615 483 452 517 558 7116
D08 Tools and Hardware 391 410 370 431 315 280 625 617 624 452 366 451 405 420 463 6620
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 343 410 312 388 348 246 446 529 576 449 434 426 438 454 485 6284
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 170 221 148 233 219 129 251 475 472 489 575 518 563 674 680 5817
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 255 232 229 279 206 226 399 560 477 549 437 441 404 496 471 5661
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 319 342 320 254 280 237 370 408 514 404 378 269 356 333 390 5174
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 161 173 198 203 223 155 345 325 323 356 367 360 396 454 505 4544
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 259 243 201 262 209 214 296 481 426 269 249 327 282 323 278 4319
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 309 287 268 201 186 180 289 240 291 247 277 252 195 263 283 3768
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 87 82 143 106 166 160 263 304 408 261 231 203 234 177 214 3039
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 131 150 165 134 127 140 181 232 237 198 235 219 243 256 211 2859
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 131 166 139 159 138 139 181 187 237 245 246 242 194 191 178 2773
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 176 209 142 123 125 107 336 282 205 196 160 145 133 176 114 2629
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 142 174 155 146 169 156 129 195 261 208 174 175 169 145 109 2507
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 66 92 106 96 106 84 208 219 252 169 164 156 174 161 199 2252
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 132 131 87 142 92 77 150 162 156 155 131 164 147 162 156 2044
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 110 81 94 78 74 50 75 120 140 170 175 99 121 140 127 1654
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 53 75 73 73 63 26 121 159 120 96 73 105 90 73 64 1264
D04 Brushware 52 66 95 78 66 88 77 64 85 63 55 59 69 83 64 1064
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 35 28 36 24 28 41 53 32 38 51 60 58 44 72 75 675
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 28 35 38 29 48 20 50 63 61 39 40 42 64 54 43 654
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 48 45 20 28 26 27 36 44 48 56 41 42 25 33 21 540
D30 Animal Husbandry 30 33 12 17 16 21 31 25 30 35 49 34 53 45 40 471
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 20 22 20 17 17 53 20 19 31 25 26 54 46 60 35 465
D01 Edible Products 15 21 8 6 17 16 17 14 22 59 25 51 33 25 59 388
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 23 32 38 28 27 14 21 24 32 35 29 25 17 29 13 387
D17 Musical Instruments 16 14 13 13 14 29 19 29 49 31 20 9 18 32 24 330
D99 Miscellaneous 22 15 9 6 8 4 8 9 11 10 21 15 28 13 22 201
ALL ALL CLASSES 6129 6526 6126 6529 6443 5397 9274 10568 11852 11090 10187 9600 9506 10156 10272 129655



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