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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

ILLINOIS

( 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 65 57 88 48 62 42 98 107 120 72 67 65 96 110 72 1169
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 39 54 78 54 79 62 60 93 74 81 68 86 64 48 76 1016
D06 Furnishings 65 46 66 35 65 69 37 45 58 84 96 47 70 72 54 909
D08 Tools and Hardware 52 78 35 33 58 32 44 47 57 82 46 59 50 50 53 776
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 49 47 33 30 40 45 13 30 44 61 60 59 69 54 51 685
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 17 29 53 19 19 20 25 46 59 49 39 49 54 53 46 577
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 25 35 28 32 28 27 21 28 33 48 32 17 25 18 31 428
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 10 10 15 9 16 24 40 54 24 26 21 38 23 30 40 380
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 17 30 28 20 41 34 31 21 34 33 22 20 10 16 18 375
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 18 23 30 18 9 33 19 32 25 24 20 19 28 27 13 338
D26 Lighting 17 23 12 10 29 20 15 28 41 27 17 22 30 30 13 334
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 13 32 22 9 21 8 3 11 32 19 16 32 40 21 28 307
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 17 17 17 20 17 17 18 43 29 26 22 17 19 10 15 304
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 9 19 10 27 10 15 14 22 30 15 24 28 25 16 19 283
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 28 29 15 13 14 15 6 14 10 31 28 30 10 14 15 272
D12 Transportation 9 11 10 10 11 15 9 23 11 20 23 34 26 22 19 253
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 21 9 15 8 7 15 13 12 18 10 10 13 28 12 15 206
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 9 16 4 6 18 4 5 20 18 12 24 12 29 17 10 204
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 8 8 6 2 6 14 7 6 11 17 9 28 6 9 19 156
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 5 15 8 9 20 12 11 7 12 10 3 5 10 11 9 147
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 10 6 4 2 13 7 4 10 6 5 8 9 22 14 9 129
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 10 8 9 3 11 4 3 4 22 9 6 5 4 10 2 110
D04 Brushware 8 6 2 8 18 5 3 4 1 27 2 5 4 4 3 100
D01 Edible Products 1 8 3 3 2 7 10 17 2 3 6 7 4 2 4 79
D30 Animal Husbandry 4 6 0 11 7 3 7 2 5 5 5 5 2 5 9 76
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 1 4 4 5 7 3 1 1 6 4 4 4 10 10 9 73
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 2 2 5 1 4 4 5 4 0 7 10 2 2 6 7 61
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 9 1 2 0 6 0 3 0 5 3 7 7 3 1 9 56
D99 Miscellaneous 0 7 3 2 3 8 5 1 4 1 0 4 4 2 2 46
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 5 4 0 3 2 3 3 3 5 1 2 6 0 1 2 40
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 5 2 1 2 0 5 3 27
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 16
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 10
ALL ALL CLASSES 549 642 610 451 645 570 533 737 802 815 699 739 767 704 679 9942



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