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SECTION I - CLASS DEFINITION

This class provides for design patents claiming ornamental designs for textiles, woven fabrics, yard goods, and sheet material-type products that show an indeterminate length or width.

1. Perforated or openwork panel material

2. Combined unidirectional and bidirectional pattern

3. Unidirectional

4. Paisley-type pattern

5. Plaid or tartan-type pattern

6. Pattern created by texture or open weave

7. Pattern formed by tracery of uniform line

8. Zigzag or wave pattern

9. Pattern formed by stippled effect

10. Pattern formed on grid or graph matrix

11. Reverse, rotated, or alternating pattern element

12. Linear arrangement of adjacent pattern elements or striated

13. Single isolated systematically repeating element

14. Random arrangement of pattern elements within repeat unit

15. Appliqué, medallion or singular pattern unit

16. Miscellaneous

(1) Note. This class includes material which, as disclosed and claimed, indicates repetition beyond the limits of the disclosure.
(2) Note. The material in this class has indeterminate length or width. Material with specific limits or suggestion thereof (such as a disclosure of a corner) is classified in another pertinent Design Class such as D6, D11, or D25. However, singular pattern segments or material with disclosed limits which are not identified as subject matter for other classes are classified in this Class, subclass 63 and indented subclasses.

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26Textiles: Cloth Finishing,   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
28Textiles: Manufacturing,   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
139Textiles: Weaving,   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
162Paper Making and Fiber Liberation,   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
264Plastic and Non-Metallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes,   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
428Stock Material or Miscellaneous Articles,   subclasses 914 and 915 for decals.
442Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Non-woven Textile or Cloth, etc.),   for pertinent subclass(es) as determined by schedule review.
D2Apparel and Haberdashery,   subclass 978 for shoelace; subclass 999 for apparel-type pattern.
D6Furnishings,   subclass 322 for freestanding furniture-type panel; subclasses 582-594, for carpet, rug, floor mat, and tile assembled into floor covering.
D9Packages and Containers for Goods,   subclasses 305 through 306for bag or wrapper.
D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 132 through 140for mural or pictorial unit.
D18Printing and Office Machinery,   subclasses 24 through 33for type or typeface.
D19Office Supplies, Artists and Teachers Materials,   subclass 1 for writing paper and sheet material for artwork.
D20Sales and Advertising Equipment,   subclass 11 for decal or transfer.
D21Games, Toys, and Sports Goods,   subclass 658 for paper doll and doll-type pattern.
D25Building Units and Construction Elements,   for freestanding building panel; subclasses 119-135 for extrusion; subclasses 136 and 137 for elongated molding; subclasses 138-144 for architectural panel, or tile for floor, wall, or roof; subclasses 145-163 for architectural relief carving or medallion.

SUBCLASSES

[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 1]    1PERFORATED OR OPENWORK PANEL MATERIAL:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that is characterized by openings or an open weave or net-type configuration.
(1) Note. Includes expanded metal type.

A typical example of a perforated or open work panel.

A typical example of a perforated or open work panel.

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47through 54, for pattern created by texture or open weave.

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D6Furnishings,   subclass 322 for freestanding furniture-type panel.
D25Building Units and Construction Elements,   subclass 322 for freestanding building panel; subclasses 138-144 for architectural panel, or tile for floor, wall, or roof.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 2]    2Combined unidirectional and bidirectional pattern:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 1.  Design for a pattern or ornament that repeats or continues in all directions and a border pattern that repeats or continues in two directions.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 3]    3Unidirectional:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 1.  Design for pattern or ornament that repeats or continues in one direction only.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 4]    4COMBINED UNIDIRECTIONAL AND BIDIRECTIONAL PATTERN:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that includes a repeatable, overall ornamentation and a border that continues a single direction.
(1) Note. Exclusive of selvage.
(2) Note. Includes combined overall and border pattern.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 5]    5Simulative:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 4.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that shows the ornamental appearance of another article as applied ornamentation.
(1) Note. The search for sheet material that simulates the appearance of another object should also include the appropriate Design Class and subclass(es) for the actual object being simulated.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 6]    6Plant life:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate flowers, foliage, vines, trees or similar organic material.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 117 through 120for artificial plant life and ornaments.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 7]    7UNIDIRECTIONAL:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that includes a pattern or ornament that continues in one direction such as a border or trim band or the like.
(1) Note. Exclusive of selvage.
(2) Note. If the disclosure shows a repetition of a pattern bidirectionally, the patent should be classified under the following main line subclasses.

A typical example of a uni-direcional ornament.

A typical example of a uni-direcional ornament.

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D2Apparel and Haberdashery,   subclass 978 for shoelace.
D18Printing and Office Machinery,   subclasses 32 and 33 for type font-type border or ornament design.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 8]    8Simulative:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 7.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that shows the ornamental appearance of another article as applied ornamentation.
(1) Note. The search for sheet material that simulates the appearance of another object should also include the appropriate Design Class and subclass(es) for the actual object being simulated.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 9]    9Special occasion, holiday, or religious theme:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Design characterized by symbols or applied ornamentation relating to the commemoration of a particular event or a spiritual feast day.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 10]    10Christmas:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 9.  Design directed to Yuletide celebration only.

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16and 17, for plant designs with a Christmas motif.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 11]    11Lace or open weave type:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Design characterized by threads or strands defining adjacent open areas.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 12]    12Turnover, or being symmetrical to either side of longitudinal axis:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.  Design that is a mirror image on the front and rear sides or shows one side that is a mirror image of the side opposite.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 13]    13Animate:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 11.  Design that simulates an animal.
(1) Note. Includes humanoid.

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D18Printing and Office Machinery,   subclass 33 for type font-type border ornament with animate simulation.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 14]    14Animate:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Design that simulates an animal.
(1) Note. Includes humanoid.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 15]    15Architectural or geographic theme:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Design that simulates building, structure, or map.
(1) Note. Includes simulation of water.

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D25Building Units and Construction Elements,   subclasses 1 through 34for structure or buildings.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 16]    16Plant life or plume:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 8.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate flowers, foliage, vines, trees, or similar organic material.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 117 through 120for artificial plant life and ornaments.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 17]    17Turnover, or being symmetrical to either side of longitudinal axis.
 This subclass is indented under subclass 16.  Design that is a mirror image on front and rear sides or shows one side that is a mirror image of the side opposite.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 18]    18Fringe:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 7.  Design for a decorative edging, cord, or strip.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 19]    19Lace or open weave type:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 7.  Design characterized by threads or strands defining adjacent open areas.

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11,for lace that includes a simulative design or ornamentation.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 20]    20SIMULATIVE:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate the ornamental appearance of another object either as applied ornamentation or in form.
(1) Note. The search for a hand fan that simulates the appearance of another object should also include the appropriate Design Class and subclass(es) for the actual object.

A typical example of simulative design.

A typical example of simulative design.

  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 21]    21Special occasion, holiday, or religious theme:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that simulates the commemoration of a secular or spiritual event.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 22]    22Christmas:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 21.  Design directed to Yuletide celebration only.
(1) Note. Exclusive of plant life.

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9,and 10, for unidirectional trim or band with holiday or Christmas theme.
16and 17, for trim or band that shows plant designs associated with Christmas.
32through 39, for sheet material that shows plant designs associated with Christmas.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 121 through 123for Christmas decorations.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 23]    23Lace or open weave type:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design directed to open weave patterns characterized by threads or strands defining adjacent open areas.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 24]    24Plant life:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 23.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate flowers, foliage, vines, trees, or similar organic life.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 117 through 120for artificial plant life and ornaments.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 25]    25Pattern formed by stippled effect:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that includes a pattern formed by individual dots or tiny points.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 26]    26Animate:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that simulates an animal.

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32through 39, for feather or plume, per se.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 27]    27Humanoid:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 26.  Design that simulates a human.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 28]    28Hide or pelt:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 26.  Design that simulates animal skin or fur.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 29]    29Architectural or geographic theme:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that simulates building, structure, or map.
(1) Note. Includes simulation of water.

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D25Building Units and Construction Elements,   subclasses 1 through 34for structure or buildings.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 30]    30Letter, numeral, or punctuation:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that simulates a symbol of the alphabet, or number, mark, or symbol used in writing.

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D18Printing and Office Machinery,   subclasses 24 through 31for type fonts.
D21Games, Toys, and Sports Goods,   subclass 381 for playing card with alphabet motif.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 31]    31Musical theme:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that simulates a symbol used in writing music.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 32]    32Plant life or plume:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate flowers, foliage, vines, trees, or similar organic material.

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43,for wood grain simulation.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 117 through 120for artificial plant life and ornaments.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 33]    33With container:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 32.  Design that includes a pot, vase, or plant holder.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 143 through 163for flower or plant holder
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 34]    34With ribbon or bow:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 32.  Design that includes an ornamental narrow strip or band or bowknot.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 35]    35With diverse simulation:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 32.  Design that includes a representation of another article that is not plant life or a plant container or a ribbon or bow.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 36]    36Fruit, nut, seed pod, or vegetable:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 32.  Design that includes a representation of seed-type product of a plant or the edible part of a plant.
(1) Note. Flower or bud excluded.
(2) Note. Includes pinecone; includes grain.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 37]    37Flower or bud:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 32.  Design that includes a representation of a bloom or unopened bloom.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 38]    38Fleur-de-lis
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.  Design that includes a representation of a stylized three-petal iris.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 39]    39Pattern formed on grid or graph matrix:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 37.  Design that includes a crisscross, parallel bar, or mesh-type plant support.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 40]    40Ribbon or bow:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that includes an ornamental narrow strip or band or bowknot.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 41]    41Star:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design that includes radiating points or a representation of a luminous celestial body.

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D21Games, Toys, and Sports Goods,   subclass 380 for playing card with star motif.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 42]    42Vehicle or component thereof:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design for design for a means of transportation or a part thereof.

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D12Transportation,   for vehicles or parts thereof.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 43]    43Natural material:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 20.  Design for matter occurring in nature.
(1) Note. Includes wood.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 44]    44Marble or stone:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 43.  Design directed to metaphoric rock.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 45]    45PAISLEY TYPE PATTERN:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by swirled pattern of curved abstract or feather-type shapes.

A typical example a paisley-type pattern.

A typical example a paisley-type pattern.

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63,for appliqué, medallion, or singular pattern unit.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 46]    46PLAID OR TARTAN TYPE PATTERN:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by a pattern consisting of stripes or lines of varying width, spacing, or contrast that intersect or cross at right angles to one another.
(1) Note. Check-type pattern excluded.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 47]    47PATTERN CREATED BY TEXTURE OR OPEN WEAVE:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by a pattern having a structure of interwoven fibers or linear elements that may include open spaces.
(1) Note. For classification in this or in indented subclasses, the weave or texture itself must create the pattern as distinguished from the pattern being applied to the material.
(2) Note. Texture must be clearly indicated by shading or by end or cross-sectional views.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 48]    48Lace:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design claimed as "lace" only.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 49]    49Nap, chenille, or pile:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design for cut or looped material extending from the surface of the material.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 50]    50Formed from caning material:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design directed to material woven from strips of synthetic or natural occurring fiber such as rattan or bamboo.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 51]    51Curtain material:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design claimed as "curtain material" only.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 52]    52Shirred, gathered, or quilted:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design directed to material that is sewn or stitched into decorative rows, parallel rows or by geometric forms.
(1) Note. Texture must be clearly indicated by shading or by end or cross-sectional views.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 53]    53Embossed or puffed:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design directed to material that is characterized by irregular material thickness or by a pattern of bosses or depressions.
(1) Note. Embossing or puffing must be clearly indicated by shading or by end or cross-sectional views.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 54]    54Metal fabric or mesh type:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 47.  Design directed to material formed of woven or intertwined metallic element, alloy, or metal-like filament.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 55]    55PATTERN CREATED BY TRACERY OF UNIFORM LINE:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by manipulated lines or filaments of substantially constant thickness.
(1) Note. Exclusive of tile delineation.

A typical example of a pattern created by tracery of uniformline.

A typical example of a pattern created by tracery of uniformline.

  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 56]    56ZIGZAG OR WAVE PATTERN:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by a pattern of elements or lines that bend or undulate sharply in alternating directions.

A typical example a zigzag or weave pattern.

A typical example a zigzag or weave pattern.

  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 57]    57PATTERN FORMED BY STIPPLED EFFECT:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design for sheet material characterized by a pattern formed by individual dots or tiny points.
(1) Note. The pattern is formed by small points or dots rather than lines or large solid areas.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 58]    58PATTERN FORMED ON GRID OR GRAPH MATRIX:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by ornamentation that is structured within or a defined or implied framework of parallel or crisscrossed lines or bars.
(1) Note. Pattern may be applied or conformed to a grid base.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 59]    59REVERSE, ROTATED, OR ALTERNATING PATTERN ELEMENT:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by ornamentation that includes a single element that repeats in an alternate orientation or mirror image of itself or is regularly interspersed with one or more similarly repeating design elements.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 60]    60LINEAR ARRANGEMENT OF ADJACENT PATTERN ELEMENTS, OR STRIATED SHAPES:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that includes stripes or the placement of single or alternating ornamental forms in a straight line.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 61]    61SINGLE ISOLATED SYSTEMATICALLY REPEATING ELEMENT:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by one decorative symbol that repeats in a balanced manner.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 62]    62RANDOM ARRANGEMENT OF PATTERN ELEMENTS WITHIN REPEAT UNIT:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that shows no discernible repetition or pattern of ornamental features within the basic panel.
(1) Note. If repeat protocol is apparent from the disclosure, patent is classified into earlier main line subclasses.

A typical example random arrangement of pattern.

A typical example random arrangement of pattern.

  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 63]    63APPLIQUÉ, MEDALLION, OR SINGLULAR PATTERN UNIT:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design characterized by a single ornamental symbol or feature.
(1) Note. Designs in this Class may have specific limits or suggestions.
(2) Note. Includes foundation or pattern for appliqué, etc.
(3) Note. Includes insignia patch.
(4) Note. Includes decal set for repeat pattern.

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D2Apparel and Haberdashery,   subclass 976 for detachable ornament for footwear.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 64]    64Simulative:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 63.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate the ornamental appearance of another object either as applied ornamentation.
(1) Note. The search for textile or sheet material that simulates the appearance of another object should also include the appropriate Design Class and subclass(es) for the actual object.
(2) Note. Includes letter, numeral, or punctuation.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 65]    65Animate:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.  Design that simulates an animal.
(1) Note. Includes humanoid.
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 66]    66Plant life:
 This subclass is indented under subclass 64.  Design that includes an ornamental feature or features that simulate flowers, foliage, vines, trees, or similar organic material.

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D11Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,   subclasses 117 through 120for artificial plant life and ornaments
  
[List of Patents for class D5 subclass 99]    99MISCELLANEOUS:
 This subclass is indented under the class definition.  Design that relates to textile or paper yard goods; sheet material, not elsewhere provided for.
(1) Note. Some early patents are classified in this subclass because they (a) lack drawing disclosure or specifications, or (b) the clarity of disclosure is insufficient to accurately place them earlier in the schedule. For example, because of age, some drawings have faded to the point of being unreadable. In others, drawing techniques that do not employ current practice are inadequate to convey the extent or rhythm of the repeat pattern.
  

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