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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

KOREA, SOUTH

( 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
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 32 59 49 41 84 119 290 579 752 400 418 376 392 541 861 4993
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 2 17 5 3 14 18 58 80 49 34 42 35 61 27 66 511
D26 Lighting 3 19 5 1 10 1 7 4 6 27 39 147 110 45 59 483
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 3 11 16 14 14 16 31 30 34 31 19 23 46 48 141 477
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 5 6 11 6 17 7 25 43 55 60 27 32 21 38 63 416
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 9 6 5 10 8 0 24 29 24 25 16 56 39 49 57 357
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 15 14 8 15 10 8 29 40 40 16 24 31 21 26 43 340
D12 Transportation 2 16 3 9 16 3 13 18 19 57 29 26 25 40 45 321
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 4 2 2 8 0 1 1 9 15 17 9 19 22 81 54 244
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 8 5 9 9 4 6 17 19 36 27 12 28 9 22 22 233
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 6 7 3 4 10 7 15 16 22 16 19 18 14 9 24 190
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 4 2 7 2 5 4 1 8 7 8 9 14 12 33 63 179
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 3 0 1 1 0 0 9 19 16 18 16 20 6 18 16 143
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 2 1 29 13 13 9 10 5 2 10 16 7 4 4 12 137
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 9 12 5 3 5 9 21 9 8 1 7 2 2 9 11 113
D06 Furnishings 1 5 7 4 3 3 2 10 8 4 17 15 10 8 12 109
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 2 6 3 7 8 5 6 3 13 6 4 13 14 4 9 103
D08 Tools and Hardware 13 5 6 8 3 2 8 7 10 2 7 4 7 7 10 99
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 1 3 13 6 6 2 3 6 4 4 6 6 7 5 6 78
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 0 0 2 1 3 3 2 2 10 0 7 1 8 24 13 76
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 7 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 5 1 0 11 10 26 5 70
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 1 7 4 1 0 2 2 3 5 3 3 4 6 9 5 55
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9 8 7 6 9 46
D04 Brushware 4 0 6 7 1 1 3 2 2 1 7 1 3 5 2 45
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 1 1 0 5 1 1 2 4 4 5 1 2 1 7 2 37
D99 Miscellaneous 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 4 1 4 2 1 2 5 4 29
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 5 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 21
D01 Edible Products 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 13 20
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 2 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 18
D17 Musical Instruments 4 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 17
D30 Animal Husbandry 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 15
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 10
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
ALL ALL CLASSES 150 216 211 186 238 233 589 957 1159 785 769 902 864 1102 1630 9991



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