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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Design Patenting In Design Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2000 - 2014 Design Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Design Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 3 or More Design Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class D01, Edible Products

( design class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on the design patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated design patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 25 28 14 7 26 12 13 13 22 20 19 22 14 26 14 275
MARS INCORPORATED 1 0 2 1 9 5 8 9 8 33 22 10 7 9 14 138
KRAFT FOODS HOLDINGS, INC. 0 2 0 3 10 10 39 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 69
KELLOGG COMPANY 3 3 0 0 3 2 8 2 10 1 2 2 0 0 3 39
SOCIETE DES PRODUITS NESTLE S.A. 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 1 1 7 4 1 3 7 8 39
GENERAL MILLS, INC. 0 0 4 3 1 1 5 0 0 20 1 0 0 1 1 37
WILLIAM WRIGLEY JR. COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 3 15 2 0 4 31
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 3 2 1 1 0 1 2 2 3 3 25
CJ CHEILJEDANG CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 23
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 4 8 1 19
SCHREIBER FOODS, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 5 3 2 1 1 0 17
IAMS COMPANY 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 6 15
PETRA PET, INC. 0 0 0 0 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
RECOT, INC. 1 4 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
HARTZ MOUNTAIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 13
GOOD HUMOR-BREYERS ICE CREAM, DIVISION OF CONOPCO, INC. 2 4 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
SABRITAS, S.DE R.L. DE C.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 5 11
SARGENTO FOODS INC. 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 11
URSCHEL LABORATORIES, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 11
NESTEC, S.A. 0 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 9
SUN-RYPE PRODUCTS LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 9
CONOPCO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 8
MAFIN S.P.A. 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 8
NEW YORK RAVIOLI & PASTA CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ROSKAM BAKING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 8
AUGUST STORCK KG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
HDN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 0 7
J. R. SIMPLOT COMPANY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 7
JACQUET PANIFICATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 7
GENERAL MILLS MARKETING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 6
IMAGININGS 3, INC. 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
IMPACT CONFECTIONS. INC. 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
INTERCONTINENTAL GREAT BRANDS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 6
MARS UK LIMITED 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
QA PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SOREMARTEC S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 6
BAPTISTA'S BAKERY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
GENERAL MILLS IP HOLDINGS II, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 5
KAL KAN FOODS, INC. 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MCCAIN FOODS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
MEDERER GMBH 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 5
PARAGON PRODUCTS B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 5
PILLSBURY COMPANY 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PRINCETON VANGUARD, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 5
R. M. PALMER COMPANY 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
T.F.H. PUBLICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
AALST CHOCOLATE PTE LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
B & J HOMEMADE, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
EAT THE BALL HOLDING GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 4
ERIKSSON CAPITAL AB 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GODIVA BRANDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 4
INDUSTRIA MACCHINE AUTOMATICHE S.P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4
J. M. SMUCKER COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
KRAFT FOODS, INC. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LAST TWIST, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
MARTELLATO S.R.L. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
PASTIFICIO RANA S.P.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4
PERFETTI VAN MELLE S.P.A. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
RIPE DESIGN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
THE QUAKER OATS COMPANY 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GENERAL MILLS CEREALS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
KRAFT FOODS GROUP BRANDS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
PEPPERIDGE FARM, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
SUNRISE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TILIA INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNITED PET GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3



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