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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 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 008, Bleaching and Dyeing; Fluid Treatment and Chemical Modification of Textiles and Fibers

( 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
L'OREAL S.A. 38 48 56 18 32 192
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 14 22 23 23 13 95
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 14 10 17 10 22 73
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 8 11 17 11 12 59
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 7 9 10 11 5 42
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 3 11 15 1 8 38
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 2 2 7 11 9 31
BASF SE 0 0 8 8 8 24
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 1 4 10 8 23
KPSS - KAO PROFESSIONAL SALON SERVICES GMBH 2 5 3 8 2 20
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 3 6 5 5 20
HUNTSMAN INTERNATIONAL LLC 7 3 4 2 3 19
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORPORATION 8 7 0 0 0 15
WELLA AG 11 4 0 0 0 15
KAO GERMANY GMBH 0 0 0 1 13 14
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 4 2 2 2 11
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 4 1 1 2 2 10
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 1 1 1 3 3 9
CIBA CORPORATION 1 8 0 0 0 9
CLARIANT FINANCE (BVI) LIMITED 2 2 3 1 1 9
DYSTAR TEXTILFARBEN GMBH & CO. DEUTSCHLAND KG 2 7 0 0 0 9
DYSTAR COLOURS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 0 4 3 1 8
HBI BRANDED APPAREL ENTERPRISES, LLC 1 1 3 0 2 7
HOYU CO., LTD. GENERAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 1 1 5 0 7
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 5 0 0 0 6
CONOPCO, INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 0 4 2 6
EVERLIGHT USA, INC. 1 3 0 0 2 6
HERBERT KANNEGIESSER GMBH 1 0 2 3 0 6
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 0 6 0 0 0 6
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 1 1 1 2 0 5
THE SUN PRODUCTS CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 0 5



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