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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

UNITED KINGDOM

( 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
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 31 31 36 41 31 43 75 101 61 79 62 95 65 91 62 904
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 34 30 24 42 37 36 47 64 43 65 69 61 77 74 55 758
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 45 30 22 57 46 29 54 36 76 108 39 57 57 34 58 748
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 13 11 18 14 18 46 91 93 75 59 48 36 24 12 17 575
D08 Tools and Hardware 31 37 32 18 17 21 66 65 62 51 31 20 24 34 25 534
D06 Furnishings 26 29 12 29 25 22 27 41 26 56 52 32 43 52 36 508
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 16 16 18 18 35 15 25 28 54 33 33 34 36 65 28 454
D12 Transportation 13 13 9 12 25 15 27 14 30 35 36 18 13 54 59 373
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 15 12 13 14 25 20 16 24 17 25 27 27 25 36 42 338
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 18 16 11 12 15 7 19 19 29 44 34 12 18 14 15 283
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 4 20 10 10 7 9 27 19 30 38 14 11 21 25 34 279
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 17 18 10 19 15 8 22 18 12 5 18 20 28 27 22 259
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 15 13 16 7 17 14 15 25 17 19 18 18 24 20 10 248
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 5 6 4 4 10 5 11 19 16 16 31 19 22 18 26 212
D26 Lighting 4 8 5 12 5 4 14 29 15 20 22 17 14 18 18 205
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 14 8 6 10 4 12 6 18 13 24 16 14 10 32 13 200
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 12 6 7 10 3 3 8 16 19 21 23 9 12 16 10 175
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 3 6 12 2 6 8 7 6 17 15 13 13 10 15 11 144
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 7 6 1 0 3 4 39 2 11 6 11 0 8 7 3 108
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 4 6 8 2 6 9 15 6 8 1 4 5 6 5 3 88
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 2 4 2 3 3 3 2 7 15 11 9 8 7 3 1 80
D30 Animal Husbandry 4 5 4 4 2 5 6 4 1 3 11 6 13 7 5 80
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 5 6 3 2 3 1 7 7 3 3 6 11 5 4 4 70
D04 Brushware 7 4 8 1 1 0 7 4 5 3 8 6 3 4 8 69
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 4 8 0 2 17 5 5 1 7 3 1 2 5 3 5 68
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 7 4 4 4 3 6 3 4 7 0 1 6 4 10 5 68
D01 Edible Products 0 2 3 1 11 5 4 1 3 14 3 3 2 1 6 59
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 4 0 0 1 3 2 4 0 0 12 9 2 3 2 2 44
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 3 6 2 2 4 1 3 0 1 1 2 6 0 8 3 42
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 2 1 2 1 1 4 5 1 5 1 2 2 5 1 5 38
D99 Miscellaneous 5 5 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 14 1 2 37
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 0 1 1 3 5 5 2 3 1 0 2 1 4 6 34
D17 Musical Instruments 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 2 1 5 4 25
ALL ALL CLASSES 371 368 305 356 401 369 663 674 685 777 659 574 600 702 603 8107



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