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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

SOUTH CAROLINA

( 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
D12 Transportation 29 22 15 28 32 14 16 15 24 20 29 18 30 15 10 317
D08 Tools and Hardware 8 11 5 8 10 12 18 20 10 5 1 16 5 9 19 157
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 3 9 2 3 2 3 3 4 4 20 5 18 11 23 4 114
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 5 2 9 5 1 1 3 17 6 12 4 13 10 6 5 99
D06 Furnishings 6 9 4 11 1 0 7 4 9 5 7 6 8 11 5 93
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 5 8 6 0 2 3 1 0 2 3 8 4 23 8 7 80
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 7 6 6 2 1 2 0 2 6 3 3 2 3 6 2 51
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 3 5 2 10 2 3 6 11 51
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 10 9 3 9 2 3 2 49
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 3 4 1 1 3 2 1 4 1 6 6 5 2 3 4 46
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 2 3 0 1 3 0 8 0 1 4 0 5 13 2 1 43
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 2 1 8 2 2 1 2 5 0 3 4 3 2 2 5 42
D26 Lighting 4 1 5 5 2 2 1 2 3 1 6 5 1 2 2 42
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 3 7 1 3 11 2 37
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 0 0 4 8 0 4 9 8 2 0 1 1 0 0 37
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 11 7 4 3 3 4 3 36
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 9 8 0 2 4 1 2 1 34
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 3 1 0 28
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 2 0 2 4 28
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 1 3 2 2 1 0 2 2 4 5 2 1 0 0 1 26
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 1 1 3 3 2 3 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 2 1 22
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 1 2 0 3 1 1 6 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 22
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 16
D30 Animal Husbandry 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 0 1 0 13
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 12
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 3 11
D01 Edible Products 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
D04 Brushware 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 6
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 6
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
D99 Miscellaneous 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
D17 Musical Instruments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL ALL CLASSES 92 97 75 108 78 54 76 113 130 124 116 124 132 123 94 1536



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