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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

CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R.

( 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
D26 Lighting 40 84 80 54 71 82 43 93 99 100 61 37 31 22 15 912
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 16 48 57 35 40 46 41 39 40 51 18 25 34 16 27 533
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 25 29 35 25 47 17 26 32 42 26 16 55 33 31 48 487
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 56 46 31 20 13 18 11 26 30 30 14 15 21 11 12 354
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 25 21 28 45 31 24 15 17 26 32 20 12 7 17 8 328
D08 Tools and Hardware 20 13 20 26 53 16 18 51 23 16 13 13 14 7 0 303
D06 Furnishings 10 15 19 17 17 14 16 21 20 9 16 12 11 10 6 213
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 4 10 10 10 6 10 14 19 16 23 19 15 14 26 15 211
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 9 25 10 22 5 10 7 30 7 15 7 25 9 9 7 197
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 9 13 17 15 17 11 11 15 6 13 15 10 10 9 6 177
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 6 8 8 11 12 6 11 23 15 15 5 9 12 2 7 150
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 5 12 8 19 10 5 20 17 15 5 2 12 4 2 5 141
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 3 9 8 12 11 7 8 8 8 0 29 9 0 3 11 126
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 10 10 8 8 7 5 10 11 10 8 2 4 6 6 11 116
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 4 1 1 2 8 7 13 0 9 11 7 9 4 11 8 95
D04 Brushware 1 0 7 8 15 10 16 8 13 2 6 0 3 1 0 90
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 1 7 10 7 9 9 0 4 6 2 0 3 4 0 6 68
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 1 5 2 3 12 4 6 4 5 2 7 6 1 3 2 63
D12 Transportation 0 0 3 2 3 1 7 5 2 17 3 1 0 7 5 56
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 1 6 9 2 1 2 4 2 1 6 7 4 1 5 0 51
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 1 2 3 2 4 8 6 3 5 6 4 2 0 0 0 46
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 4 1 2 4 6 8 3 3 2 4 0 0 4 2 1 44
D30 Animal Husbandry 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 6 3 1 5 1 5 3 1 29
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 14 21
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 4 1 1 2 0 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 19
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 3 0 0 0 11
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 11
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 10
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 8
D01 Edible Products 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 7
D99 Miscellaneous 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 7
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ALL ALL CLASSES 258 368 383 355 404 329 311 445 418 405 281 285 236 206 216 4900



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