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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

MINNESOTA

( 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
D06 Furnishings 16 18 24 16 19 18 5 17 27 29 32 33 30 40 79 403
D08 Tools and Hardware 22 30 26 7 13 21 23 36 43 37 29 29 16 18 15 365
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 25 23 16 28 25 17 8 8 17 26 16 32 23 39 46 349
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 9 8 6 5 6 9 13 15 28 5 14 40 42 45 48 293
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 24 22 29 21 30 12 12 10 29 15 17 20 20 14 17 292
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 9 9 8 23 18 11 8 17 39 18 15 25 17 17 29 263
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 12 8 25 18 28 19 4 12 13 19 21 17 18 10 21 245
D12 Transportation 16 22 12 7 34 31 5 14 13 17 19 15 15 9 12 241
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 5 11 11 9 13 11 5 14 16 10 9 21 20 33 50 238
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 5 8 22 8 2 4 6 16 15 6 11 15 20 18 23 179
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 9 8 5 8 3 4 7 21 14 12 5 16 11 6 20 149
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 13 17 10 5 12 6 4 15 6 11 7 9 13 8 12 148
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 7 4 8 9 8 1 3 11 19 28 11 5 12 5 4 135
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 6 4 21 9 8 8 9 13 10 12 3 3 8 10 5 129
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 5 9 2 4 5 0 2 4 22 13 13 13 8 8 19 127
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 8 8 4 4 3 8 3 10 10 5 8 14 9 13 16 123
D26 Lighting 6 5 2 1 3 12 2 11 3 4 13 8 10 7 8 95
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 9 9 8 2 2 2 2 6 9 5 11 5 10 4 5 89
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 8 2 8 2 5 2 4 8 9 6 3 3 10 11 7 88
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 4 4 3 7 8 4 5 4 2 0 4 19 8 5 4 81
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 2 5 0 6 4 1 0 3 0 4 8 13 9 8 9 72
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 7 6 4 3 7 7 6 5 3 5 2 1 1 7 4 68
D01 Edible Products 1 0 0 4 7 7 1 7 0 4 24 6 1 1 2 65
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 5 3 1 3 2 2 3 0 1 2 9 4 3 12 5 55
D30 Animal Husbandry 2 4 4 0 2 2 0 2 2 4 5 5 2 4 9 47
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 1 3 5 0 1 3 3 3 3 6 3 9 2 3 1 46
D04 Brushware 1 3 1 0 10 3 1 4 3 2 3 3 2 1 0 37
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 1 2 4 1 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 5 28
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 4 6 1 0 2 4 24
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0 0 16
D99 Miscellaneous 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 13
D17 Musical Instruments 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 11
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
ALL ALL CLASSES 242 256 280 213 285 230 146 290 357 311 324 390 347 364 481 4516



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