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

Patenting By Geographic Region (State and Country),
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

BELGIUM

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 33 60 57 57 72 279
NXP B.V. 20 28 29 34 48 159
JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA N.V. 26 22 19 31 38 136
AGFA GRAPHICS NV 20 24 17 37 23 121
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 21 25 13 30 27 116
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 6 18 19 18 33 94
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 20 18 19 15 12 84
SOLVAY (SOCIETE ANONYME) 12 20 18 16 16 82
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 6 13 14 17 30 80
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 10 18 17 19 64
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 9 16 14 9 12 60
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 8 18 11 9 6 52
CNH AMERICA LLC 13 11 14 7 4 49
GLAXOSMITHKLINE BIOLOGICALS S.A. 6 12 7 9 11 45
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 8 5 6 10 14 43
UNILIN BEHEER BV, BESLOTEN VENNOOTSCHAP 6 31 0 3 3 43
ALCATEL 20 13 7 0 0 40
TIBOTEC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD 6 8 12 8 5 39
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. 5 6 10 5 7 33
CROPDESIGN N.V. 2 9 8 4 10 33
FLOORING INDUSTRIES, LTD. 5 4 3 10 10 32
INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCH (SOCIETE ANONYME) 2 5 3 8 14 32
N.V. BEKAERT S.A. 4 8 5 6 7 30
ATLAS COPCO AIRPOWER, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP 6 7 4 6 6 29
BARCO N.V. 6 4 4 7 8 29
AGC FLAT GLASS EUROPE SA 5 10 2 4 7 28
AGFA HEALTHCARE, N.V. 4 3 7 6 8 28
GOODYEAR TIRE + RUBBER COMPANY 1 4 6 10 7 28
DOW CORNING CORPORATION 2 2 4 6 13 27
UNIVERSITEIT GENT 2 4 6 6 8 26
COCHLEAR LIMITED 0 5 3 7 10 25
INEOS MANUFACTURING BELGIUM NV 0 9 3 10 2 24
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 3 6 4 7 4 24
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 5 7 2 2 7 23
HERAEUS ELECTRO-NITE INTERNATIONAL N.V. 3 5 8 3 4 23
K.U. LEUVEN RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT 5 7 7 3 1 23
VIB VZW 2 3 6 5 7 23
UCB PHARMA S.A. 7 2 3 3 6 21
BAYER BIOSCIENCE N.V. 4 5 11 0 0 20
BROADCOM CORPORATION 2 5 6 4 3 20
FEDERAL-MOGUL S.A. 1 1 1 5 11 19
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SOCIETE ANONYME 1 1 1 7 8 18
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE OPERATING COMPANY INC. 2 4 6 3 3 18
UNIVERSITE DE LIEGE 2 4 4 4 4 18
VLAAMS INTERUNIVERSITAIR INSTITUUT VOOR BIOTECHNOLOGIE (VIB) VZW 5 4 8 1 0 18
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 4 4 2 3 17
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 5 2 3 3 4 17
EMC CORPORATION 7 3 4 2 1 17
N. V. MICHEL VAN DE WIELE 10 3 2 0 2 17
UMICORE 3 2 4 4 4 17
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 1 2 4 4 5 16
MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 5 2 2 6 16
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 1 4 1 5 5 16
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 4 4 2 2 3 15
FCI 3 5 2 2 3 15
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK (VITO) 0 1 8 3 3 15
BAYER CROPSCIENCE N.V. 0 1 0 10 3 14
HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC 0 3 3 3 5 14
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 2 3 5 1 3 14
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 4 2 4 2 14
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 14 14
PROTON WORLD INTERNATIONAL N.V. 4 1 0 5 4 14
TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY 0 0 0 0 14 14
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 1 3 5 13
ARM LIMITED 1 5 3 1 3 13
DYMO 2 1 3 2 5 13
GALAPAGOS N.V. 3 0 4 4 2 13
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 1 3 6 3 13
UNIVERSITE LIBRE DE BRUXELLES 1 1 3 4 4 13
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSELS 4 5 2 1 1 13
PICANOL N.V. 2 7 2 1 0 12
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 7 4 12
TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM N.V. 2 3 2 2 3 12
VASCO DATA SECURITY, INC. 0 0 3 8 1 12
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 2 3 1 1 11
BASF SE 2 1 2 1 5 11
DONALDSON COMPANY, INC. 0 0 3 3 5 11
BARRY CALLEBAUT AG 0 0 0 3 7 10
BMC SOFTWARE, INC. 1 2 4 2 1 10
JANSSEN R& D IRELAND 0 0 0 4 6 10
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN 0 1 2 4 3 10
LUDWIG INSTITUTE FOR CANCER RESEARCH 5 1 2 2 0 10
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 1 2 2 5 10
CMOSIS NV 0 0 2 5 2 9
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 1 1 7 0 9
FIRMA G.B. BOUCHERIE, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP 4 2 2 1 0 9
LIFE SCIENCES RESEARCH PARTNERS VZW 1 4 0 4 0 9
ON SEMICONDUCTOR TRADING LTD. 0 0 6 3 0 9
TECHSPACE AERO 0 1 1 5 2 9
TECHSPACE AERO S.A. 0 0 2 1 6 9
CYTEC SURFACE SPECIALTIES, S.A. 1 3 2 1 1 8
EUROFILTERS N.V. 1 1 4 2 0 8
EUROSCREEN S.A. 1 5 2 0 0 8
MEDTRONIC INC. 3 0 2 1 2 8
NEXANS 2 2 2 2 0 8
SOFICS BVBA 0 1 2 4 1 8
CARGILL, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 7
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 0 1 5 0 1 7
EUROFILTERS HOLDING N.V. 0 0 1 2 4 7
FENWAL, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
HANSEN TRANSMISSIONS INTERNATIONAL NV 3 2 0 0 2 7
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 0 1 5 0 1 7
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 1 1 1 3 7
STMICROELECTRONICS BELGIUM N.V. 2 4 0 1 0 7
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 0 1 5 1 7
CENTRE DE RECHERCHES METALLURGIQUES A.S.B.L. 0 0 1 1 4 6
DREDGING INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 2 1 2 1 6
JTEKT CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 2 6
KRATON POLYMERS US LLC 1 4 1 0 0 6
LHOIST RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT S.A. 1 2 0 2 1 6
N. V. INNOGENETICS S.A. 0 1 1 2 2 6
NYXOAH SA 0 0 0 0 6 6
RECTICEL AUTOMOBILSYSTEME GMBH 0 1 0 4 1 6
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 0 2 2 2 6
UNIVERSITE CATHOLIQUE DE LOUVAIN 1 3 1 1 0 6
ABBOTT LABORATORIES VASCULAR ENTERPRISES LIMITED 0 2 2 1 0 5
ABLYNX N.V. 0 1 0 2 2 5
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
ALERIS ALUMINUM DUFFEL BVBA 0 0 2 1 2 5
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEV S.A. 0 2 1 1 1 5
ASEPTIC TECHNOLOGIES S.A. 0 2 2 0 1 5
B.E.A. S.A. 1 0 1 1 2 5
BERRY FINANCE NV 0 2 1 1 1 5
CERESTAR HOLDING BV 2 3 0 0 0 5
EPPENDORF ARRAY TECHNOLOGIES SA (EAT) 0 1 2 2 0 5
FABRIQUE NATIONALE HERSTAL S.A. 2 1 0 1 1 5
FIKE CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
FUJI OIL CO., LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 1 0 3 1 0 5
ISODOSE CONTROL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY B.V. 0 2 2 1 0 5
L& P SWISS HOLDING COMPANY 0 3 1 0 1 5
MAGOTTEAUX INTERNATIONAL S.A. 2 1 1 0 1 5
MATERIALISE DENTAL N.V. 0 0 1 2 2 5
OPTION 1 0 1 2 1 5
PURATOS NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP 0 0 2 1 2 5
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 0 0 0 4 1 5
SILVERLIT LIMITED 0 0 3 1 1 5
TIGENIX N.V. 3 1 1 0 0 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM BVBA 0 0 0 3 2 5
UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP 1 2 2 0 0 5
XEIKON MANUFACTURING NV 0 0 1 1 3 5



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