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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 2010 - 2014 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

SOUTH CAROLINA

( 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 77 177 278 268 264 1064
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 82 101 121 111 125 540
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA 5 14 23 28 28 98
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 23 20 27 12 15 97
CRYOVAC, INC. 10 15 8 15 17 65
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. 11 3 17 5 25 61
KEMET ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 10 8 11 8 18 55
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 3 7 9 15 10 44
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 15 3 13 5 4 40
POLY-MED, INC. 7 7 4 10 9 37
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 11 7 8 5 4 35
SAVANNAH RIVER NUCLEAR SOLUTIONS, LLC 3 9 2 7 13 34
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 1 4 9 11 8 33
CLEMSON UNIVERSITY 14 2 1 7 6 30
MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA 2 4 2 13 9 30
AFL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 3 7 5 14 29
AVX CORPORATION 7 3 7 5 2 24
DEERE + COMPANY 5 5 6 4 3 23
ITRON, INC. 6 6 5 4 2 23
SENSOR ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 2 4 8 6 22
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 0 4 11 5 1 21
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY LLC 2 2 1 9 7 21
APPLIED MEDICAL RESOURCES CORPORATION 2 4 7 4 2 19
EATON CORPORATION 2 4 5 4 4 19
TECHTRONIC POWER TOOLS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 1 2 7 4 5 19
COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN 0 0 1 7 9 17
JACOBS CHUCK MANUFACTURING COMPANY 5 4 1 5 1 16
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 3 3 4 4 1 15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 3 3 4 3 2 15
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 2 1 3 3 15
IMRA AMERICA, INC. 0 1 3 4 6 14
ARBORGEN, LLC 4 3 2 4 0 13
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 6 7 0 0 0 13
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 3 4 2 2 2 13
NITEK, INC 0 0 3 6 4 13
LANG-MEKRA NORTH AMERICA, LLC 2 4 2 1 3 12
TECHTRONIC OUTDOOR PRODUCTS TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 1 4 4 3 0 12
VITAG CORPORATION 2 2 3 3 2 12
ALUMINUM LADDER COMPANY 3 2 0 5 1 11
BALDOR ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. 1 4 2 2 2 11
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 2 8 1 11
THE ESAB GROUP, INC. 0 0 3 2 6 11
PACESETTER, INC. 3 2 1 2 2 10
PHIGENIX, INC. 0 1 1 5 3 10
RELIABLE AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER COMPANY INC. 2 0 2 1 5 10
THATBOX DESIGN, LLC 0 0 0 8 2 10
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 1 4 2 1 9
SAFERACK, LLC 0 2 1 3 3 9
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 2 2 0 4 1 9
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 1 0 1 6 8
CRANE MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 3 1 0 8
SCHAEFFLER KG 3 5 0 0 0 8
ZIKE, LLC 0 0 1 0 7 8
BRITAX CHILD SAFETY INC. 1 0 1 2 3 7
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 2 2 0 0 7
OCHOA OPTICS, LLC 0 2 2 1 2 7
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 1 1 2 1 2 7
TIETEX INTERNATIONAL, LTD. 0 1 1 1 4 7
ATOTECH DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 1 1 3 1 0 6
AVAYA INC. 2 3 0 1 0 6
BASF CORPORATION 0 0 4 1 1 6
CHAR-BROIL LLC 2 1 1 0 2 6
COMPX INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
FN MANUFACTURING, LLC 0 1 2 3 0 6
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 1 1 0 1 6
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 0 4 1 1 0 6
SMARTTRUCK SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 2 0 0 2 2 6
WOVEN ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 4 1 0 1 0 6
ANSELL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS LLC 1 2 1 0 1 5
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 2 0 0 1 5
CONSOLIDATED SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
ELLCON-NATIONAL, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
ETHOX CHEMICALS, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
FLUOR TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
GROUP DEKKO INC 1 2 2 0 0 5
GRUPO PETROTEMEX, S.A. DE C.V. 0 2 2 1 0 5
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 2 0 3 0 5
INTEL CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 0 5
KOYO BEARINGS USA LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
MARINE POLYMER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
NORTH AMERICAN RESCUE, LLC 1 3 0 0 1 5
SUN CHEMICAL CORPORATION 1 0 1 3 0 5
TACTICAL MEDICAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 2 0 2 1 0 5
TERADATA US, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5



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