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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 004, Baths, Closets, Sinks, and Spittoons

( technology 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 a patent )

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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 108 141 158 123 126 656
KOHLER CO. 4 6 9 5 15 39
TOTO, LTD. 5 4 8 7 9 33
DLP LIMITED 1 5 5 1 2 14
MASCO CORP. OF INDIANA 1 3 2 3 5 14
WCM INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 5 4 3 13
GLOBE UNION INDUSTRIAL CORPORATION 1 2 2 3 4 12
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 0 3 4 3 2 12
SLOAN VALVE COMPANY 0 3 5 2 1 11
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 2 5 3 10
FLUIDMASTER, INC. 0 1 6 1 2 10
GEBERIT INTERNATIONAL AG 0 0 1 2 6 9
GSG HOLDINGS, INC. 0 3 1 1 4 9
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 0 1 2 4 2 9
ZURN INDUSTRIES, LLC. 0 0 2 6 1 9
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 3 8
THETFORD CORPORATION, INC. 1 2 3 1 0 7
B&S PLASTICS, INC. 4 0 2 0 0 6
C. G. AIR SYSTEMES, INC 2 0 2 0 2 6
COFLEX S.A. DE C.V. 1 1 0 1 3 6
GEBERIT AG 2 3 1 0 0 6
HANSGROHE AG 1 1 4 0 0 6
WOONGJIN COWAY CO., LTD 0 0 4 1 1 6
AS IP HOLDCO, LLC 1 1 2 1 0 5
KOHLER NEW ZEALAND LIMITED 0 1 2 1 1 5
LIBERTY HARDWARE MANUFACTURING CORP. 0 2 1 1 1 5
POOL COVER CORPORATION 3 1 1 0 0 5
RECKITT BENCKISER INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
SHANGHAI KOHLER ELECTRONICS, LTD. 0 0 1 2 2 5



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