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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

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 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
D06 Furnishings 1227 1220 1110 1077 1036 765 1101 1393 1290 1079 995 850 1103 996 988 16230
D14 Recording, Communication, or Information Retrieval Equipment 789 663 640 730 635 486 879 1110 1202 1269 1102 1080 1194 1722 1594 15095
D08 Tools and Hardware 849 583 576 692 734 515 773 956 1051 825 762 731 695 634 827 11203
D09 Packages and Containers for Goods 605 625 480 612 459 484 707 826 872 872 955 868 866 849 830 10910
D07 Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Specified 626 602 481 603 548 480 699 889 876 733 946 735 859 936 802 10815
D12 Transportation 789 672 625 638 750 484 701 801 746 623 707 555 579 676 751 10097
D23 Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equipment 616 555 572 566 441 525 1025 762 820 636 705 601 576 651 638 9689
D21 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods 718 595 480 580 508 420 706 738 781 634 506 644 584 632 669 9195
D02 Apparel and Haberdashery 407 407 343 421 417 329 625 665 714 653 695 722 714 730 664 8506
D24 Medical and Laboratory Equipment 503 537 449 466 351 223 302 486 569 549 757 668 647 767 742 8016
D26 Lighting 516 525 424 409 330 271 432 644 638 487 498 459 481 580 522 7216
D03 Travel Goods and Personal Belongings 357 390 348 359 346 294 459 428 395 409 458 381 440 438 465 5967
D13 Equipment for Production, Distribution, or Transformation of Energy 329 252 304 309 229 233 438 478 519 456 450 450 442 494 571 5954
D10 Measuring, Testing, or Signalling Instruments 322 358 285 238 244 254 304 339 410 323 287 283 310 259 324 4540
D25 Building Units and Construction Elements 267 300 312 274 270 260 230 312 320 265 318 228 307 308 270 4241
D11 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments 217 263 242 213 234 194 280 280 299 234 252 272 309 289 363 3941
D15 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified 244 214 213 197 194 169 264 335 267 208 254 246 276 322 321 3724
D19 Office Supplies; Artists' and Teachers' Materials 230 207 175 203 224 169 207 251 321 194 180 198 197 213 214 3183
D32 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine 221 169 151 190 146 88 196 282 227 210 230 200 216 234 160 2920
D22 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing Equipment 139 126 124 156 120 104 138 147 139 170 199 223 227 271 307 2590
D28 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles 257 204 168 132 164 111 144 158 174 132 195 187 205 138 169 2538
D30 Animal Husbandry 155 87 101 106 92 110 136 168 184 139 225 209 223 205 215 2355
D16 Photography and Optical Equipment 175 107 77 145 93 79 97 211 151 183 169 122 184 189 297 2279
D34 Material or Article Handling Equipment 131 126 121 136 107 68 133 219 158 174 147 172 166 94 111 2063
D20 Sales and Advertising Equipment 123 90 71 135 95 83 80 83 73 89 115 126 134 159 101 1557
D04 Brushware 109 109 152 106 56 58 102 73 128 94 78 76 99 94 81 1415
D29 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue 57 47 67 42 49 42 74 86 94 110 69 101 126 108 93 1165
D18 Printing and Office Machinery 96 67 63 104 62 47 109 126 83 68 84 99 47 70 37 1162
D01 Edible Products 46 39 31 32 104 69 105 39 40 87 62 53 26 62 83 878
D05 Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet Material 60 50 26 22 51 33 68 56 37 36 68 98 107 68 80 860
D99 Miscellaneous 52 83 39 82 96 46 47 29 38 25 57 54 46 45 45 784
D27 Tobacco and Smokers' Supplies 35 44 48 33 45 44 85 93 42 30 51 28 30 48 19 675
D17 Musical Instruments 17 29 27 37 22 17 45 31 55 30 36 37 30 31 32 476
ALL ALL CLASSES 11284 10345 9325 10045 9252 7554 11691 13494 13713 12026 12612 11756 12445 13312 13385 172239



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