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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

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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 37 31 31 36 41 31 43 75 101 61 79 62 95 65 91 879
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 30 34 30 24 42 37 36 47 64 43 65 69 61 77 74 733
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 29 45 30 22 57 46 29 54 36 76 108 39 57 57 34 719
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 12 13 11 18 14 18 46 91 93 75 59 48 36 24 12 570
D08 Tools and Hardware 28 31 37 32 18 17 21 66 65 62 51 31 20 24 34 537
D06 Furnishings 19 26 29 12 29 25 22 27 41 26 56 52 32 43 52 491
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 13 16 16 18 18 35 15 25 28 54 33 33 34 36 65 439
D12 Transportation 7 13 13 9 12 25 15 27 14 30 35 36 18 13 54 321
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 9 15 12 13 14 25 20 16 24 17 25 27 27 25 36 305
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 17 18 16 11 12 15 7 19 19 29 44 34 12 18 14 285
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 7 4 20 10 10 7 9 27 19 30 38 14 11 21 25 252
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 13 15 13 16 7 17 14 15 25 17 19 18 18 24 20 251
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 8 17 18 10 19 15 8 22 18 12 5 18 20 28 27 245
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 12 14 8 6 10 4 12 6 18 13 24 16 14 10 32 199
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 6 5 6 4 4 10 5 11 19 16 16 31 19 22 18 192
D26 Lighting 5 4 8 5 12 5 4 14 29 15 20 22 17 14 18 192
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 5 12 6 7 10 3 3 8 16 19 21 23 9 12 16 170
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 8 3 6 12 2 6 8 7 6 17 15 13 13 10 15 141
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 4 7 6 1 0 3 4 39 2 11 6 11 0 8 7 109
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 3 4 6 8 2 6 9 15 6 8 1 4 5 6 5 88
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 3 2 4 2 3 3 3 2 7 15 11 9 8 7 3 82
D30 Animal Husbandry 1 4 5 4 4 2 5 6 4 1 3 11 6 13 7 76
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 4 5 6 3 2 3 1 7 7 3 3 6 11 5 4 70
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 4 4 8 0 2 17 5 5 1 7 3 1 2 5 3 67
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 1 7 4 4 4 3 6 3 4 7 0 1 6 4 10 64
D04 Brushware 0 7 4 8 1 1 0 7 4 5 3 8 6 3 4 61
D01 Edible Products 4 0 2 3 1 11 5 4 1 3 14 3 3 2 1 57
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 4 3 6 2 2 4 1 3 0 1 1 2 6 0 8 43
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 4 0 0 1 3 2 4 0 0 12 9 2 3 2 42
D99 Miscellaneous 1 5 5 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 14 1 36
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 2 2 1 2 1 1 4 5 1 5 1 2 2 5 1 35
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 0 0 1 1 3 5 5 2 3 1 0 2 1 4 28
D17 Musical Instruments 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 2 1 5 21
ALL ALL CLASSES 296 371 368 305 356 401 369 663 674 685 777 659 574 600 702 7800



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