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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

TAIWAN

( 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 159 115 138 189 299 162 383 227 271 198 293 260 195 208 157 3254
D26 Lighting 106 157 145 139 109 39 87 119 153 126 197 136 89 155 110 1867
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 83 51 72 84 63 61 116 111 193 178 232 149 138 130 76 1737
D08 Tools and Hardware 118 126 124 159 96 66 186 154 137 76 65 91 86 81 94 1659
D06 Furnishings 107 149 187 125 126 107 117 96 84 78 51 54 64 52 54 1451
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 92 88 101 130 131 102 143 122 115 83 100 43 52 43 86 1431
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 68 75 73 82 46 32 68 67 53 27 48 32 37 54 53 815
D12 Transportation 55 56 55 56 70 57 60 49 61 65 53 48 33 36 29 783
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 45 28 47 52 33 35 52 94 44 40 64 52 41 29 25 681
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 46 59 68 48 45 21 48 23 31 25 27 27 26 26 25 545
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 45 46 45 44 38 34 46 23 47 26 30 23 26 22 14 509
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 35 23 42 41 27 17 29 36 28 19 30 18 24 36 39 444
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 20 20 24 22 43 16 23 29 22 27 18 19 10 21 14 328
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 7 25 32 31 23 13 57 46 22 16 8 8 9 3 7 307
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 20 18 5 18 16 5 21 23 27 18 23 18 19 29 27 287
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 20 5 15 47 10 4 19 9 6 17 25 30 21 25 21 274
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 26 20 13 35 23 28 12 20 12 17 13 18 12 16 5 270
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 11 11 11 15 8 18 16 17 13 9 12 8 8 18 23 198
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 13 13 9 9 10 7 6 18 38 17 15 12 7 9 13 196
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 13 19 16 12 5 7 21 18 7 7 7 6 2 2 1 143
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 9 8 14 6 9 3 6 7 11 7 3 6 12 2 5 108
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 1 7 11 8 9 5 15 10 2 7 7 9 4 9 2 106
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 9 8 13 3 8 4 4 9 10 3 1 4 17 2 10 105
D04 Brushware 11 15 15 3 2 12 4 8 16 3 4 6 0 4 2 105
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 6 2 7 2 3 5 4 4 5 6 5 5 5 6 5 70
D30 Animal Husbandry 5 12 1 1 4 2 0 1 3 3 9 2 3 1 2 49
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 1 3 4 3 4 6 3 5 4 1 2 0 3 2 2 43
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 0 1 5 2 4 1 2 6 1 3 3 0 3 0 0 31
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 5 6 1 2 4 2 2 28
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 2 2 0 2 2 0 4 1 0 5 0 0 0 1 1 20
D17 Musical Instruments 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 13
D99 Miscellaneous 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 7
D01 Edible Products 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
ALL ALL CLASSES 1135 1168 1294 1370 1268 870 1553 1355 1423 1114 1348 1086 953 1024 908 17869



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