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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

UNITED STATES, ALL REGIONS

( 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 1068 1228 1220 1110 1077 1036 765 1102 1395 1291 1080 1001 860 1105 996 16334
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 663 789 663 640 730 635 486 879 1110 1202 1269 1101 1080 1194 1722 14163
D08 Tools and Hardware 668 848 583 576 692 734 515 773 956 1051 825 761 730 696 633 11041
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 482 605 625 480 612 459 484 707 826 872 872 955 868 866 849 10562
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 465 626 602 481 603 548 480 699 889 876 733 944 730 859 936 10471
D12 Transportation 633 789 672 625 638 750 484 701 801 746 623 707 554 579 676 9978
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 546 616 555 572 566 441 525 1025 762 820 636 703 601 576 651 9595
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 608 718 595 480 580 508 420 706 738 781 634 506 644 584 632 9134
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 474 407 407 343 421 417 329 625 665 714 653 695 722 714 730 8316
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 428 503 537 449 466 351 223 302 486 569 549 757 668 647 767 7702
D26 Lighting 340 516 525 424 409 330 271 432 644 638 487 498 460 481 580 7035
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 388 357 390 348 359 346 294 459 428 394 409 458 381 440 438 5889
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 318 329 252 304 309 229 233 438 478 519 456 450 450 442 494 5701
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 336 322 358 285 238 244 254 304 339 410 323 287 283 310 259 4552
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 262 267 300 312 274 270 260 230 310 320 265 318 228 305 308 4229
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 223 217 263 242 213 234 194 280 280 299 234 252 271 309 289 3800
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 188 244 214 213 197 194 169 264 335 267 208 253 246 276 322 3590
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 231 230 207 175 203 224 169 207 251 321 193 180 198 197 214 3200
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 135 221 169 151 190 146 88 196 282 227 210 230 200 216 234 2895
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 133 257 204 168 132 164 111 144 158 174 132 195 187 205 138 2502
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 149 139 126 124 156 120 104 138 147 139 170 199 223 227 271 2432
D30 Animal Husbandry 92 155 87 101 106 92 110 136 168 184 139 225 209 223 205 2232
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 144 175 107 77 145 93 79 97 211 151 183 169 122 184 189 2126
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 143 131 126 121 136 107 68 133 219 158 174 148 171 165 94 2094
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 87 123 90 71 135 95 83 80 83 73 89 115 124 134 159 1541
D04 Brushware 77 109 109 152 106 56 58 102 73 128 94 78 76 99 94 1411
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 91 96 67 63 104 62 47 109 126 83 68 84 99 47 70 1216
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 63 57 47 67 42 49 42 74 86 94 110 69 101 126 108 1135
D01 Edible Products 36 46 39 31 32 104 69 105 39 40 87 62 53 26 62 831
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 31 60 50 26 22 51 33 68 56 37 36 68 98 107 68 811
D99 Miscellaneous 50 52 83 39 82 96 46 46 29 38 25 57 54 46 45 788
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 65 35 44 48 33 45 44 85 93 42 30 51 28 30 48 721
D17 Musical Instruments 37 17 29 27 37 22 17 45 31 55 30 36 37 30 31 481
ALL ALL CLASSES 9654 11284 10345 9325 10045 9252 7554 11691 13494 13713 12026 12612 11756 12445 13312 168508



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