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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

FRANCE

( 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
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 43 47 44 41 32 25 37 52 111 114 127 83 55 44 52 907
D06 Furnishings 19 25 37 25 17 36 10 31 66 56 70 55 31 36 28 542
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 39 37 21 32 23 25 18 42 51 39 30 35 39 41 32 504
D12 Transportation 7 13 12 24 6 14 6 15 26 37 71 91 39 43 25 429
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 15 14 19 30 18 32 7 25 17 44 40 44 37 49 30 421
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 11 15 34 18 9 32 25 32 31 50 27 38 33 29 27 411
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 19 19 23 27 17 25 20 26 41 31 22 22 26 26 24 368
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 12 10 37 16 21 13 13 22 39 23 24 25 42 18 22 337
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 6 8 6 9 11 14 10 41 29 23 47 32 9 6 20 271
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 10 10 16 10 4 3 2 3 15 11 14 30 20 30 28 206
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 10 14 13 8 9 14 13 29 14 28 17 16 6 5 8 204
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 10 9 14 17 10 5 13 4 15 16 22 12 9 11 16 183
D08 Tools and Hardware 10 26 22 18 11 6 16 10 9 4 4 4 6 6 14 166
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 12 15 9 15 5 4 1 3 6 3 22 25 12 8 20 160
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 5 14 16 7 3 6 1 11 9 23 8 3 19 10 3 138
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 5 19 10 12 3 6 4 4 21 10 8 10 6 7 3 128
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 3 6 9 1 2 1 4 4 15 19 11 7 7 3 19 111
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 1 12 8 5 3 3 2 13 3 8 5 13 15 13 4 108
D26 Lighting 2 3 4 5 4 5 0 7 11 8 22 11 6 9 4 101
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 5 6 2 2 5 3 5 6 8 13 10 9 9 10 3 96
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 0 6 10 8 0 1 2 0 2 10 4 3 7 6 4 63
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 2 3 7 6 2 1 6 5 4 5 3 5 4 6 0 59
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 2 1 4 3 2 5 1 5 8 7 1 2 6 2 6 55
D04 Brushware 2 1 4 3 0 1 1 0 1 6 12 2 3 6 5 47
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 2 0 5 2 1 3 3 1 2 6 1 1 1 1 1 30
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 0 1 5 5 6 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 26
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 14 20
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 1 0 19
D01 Edible Products 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 6 3 18
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 1 1 14
D30 Animal Husbandry 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 5
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
ALL ALL CLASSES 253 338 396 350 227 286 222 395 556 600 628 586 458 435 420 6150



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