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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 015, Brushing, Scrubbing, and General Cleaning

( 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 152 122 147 177 167 765
DYSON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 3 11 15 39 35 103
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 17 20 16 19 19 91
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 15 16 24 21 9 85
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 21 14 8 12 18 73
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. 17 10 11 15 19 72
BRAUN GMBH 11 8 9 17 25 70
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 9 8 22 24 67
G.B.D. CORP. 0 2 7 20 30 59
TECHTRONIC FLOOR CARE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 6 8 3 13 21 51
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 14 10 9 5 8 46
BLACK & DECKER INC. 6 10 7 9 3 35
AKTIEBOLAGET ELECTROLUX 0 4 5 11 12 32
IROBOT CORPORATION 1 0 3 12 13 29
PANASONIC CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA 11 4 2 5 7 29
ASMO CO., LTD. 7 7 6 4 4 28
FEDERAL-MOGUL S.A. 1 1 5 14 7 28
SAMSUNG KWANG-JU ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 13 14 0 0 0 27
ALFRED KAERCHER GMBH & CO. KG 0 5 5 7 8 25
MIELE & CIE. GMBH & CO. 2 3 10 9 1 25
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 7 16 23
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 12 5 1 2 3 23
TRICO PRODUCTS CORPORATION 5 3 3 6 5 22
ELECTROLUX HOME CARE PRODUCTS, INC. 2 4 6 4 5 21
TRISA HOLDING, AG 3 6 4 6 2 21
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 6 4 4 3 4 21
ZODIAC POOL CARE EUROPE SAS 0 2 0 16 2 20
CARL FREUDENBERG KG 0 4 6 5 4 19
DIVERSEY, INC. 3 3 4 4 5 19
EURO-PRO OPERATING, LLC 3 4 5 2 5 19
VALEO SYSTEMES D'ESSUYAGE 5 0 5 4 5 19
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 5 8 4 0 18
TENNANT COMPANY 3 4 3 6 2 18
SHOP-VAC CORPORATION 2 2 3 5 4 16
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 3 3 1 2 5 14
MITSUBA CORPORATION 3 3 4 1 3 14
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 1 1 5 2 13
GILLETTE COMPANY 1 3 3 5 1 13
GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONSUMER HEALTHCARE GMBH & CO. KG 4 3 3 2 1 13
OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD. 0 1 1 4 5 11
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 1 2 5 1 11
ADM 21 CO., LTD. 0 2 5 3 0 10
ANDREAS STIHL AG & CO KG 7 2 1 0 0 10
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 3 2 3 2 10
LIBMAN COMPANY 2 3 1 1 3 10
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 1 2 3 2 1 9
AQUA PRODUCTS, INC. 2 1 1 3 1 8
BELANGER INC. 3 1 1 1 2 8
BUTLER HOME PRODUCTS LLC 1 1 3 3 0 8
CUBE INVESTMENTS LIMITED 3 2 1 1 1 8
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 0 0 2 2 4 8
KARCHER NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 0 2 4 1 8
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 4 3 0 0 1 8
ORECK HOLDINGS LLC 2 1 5 0 0 8
ROYAL APPLIANCE MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 2 5 1 0 0 8
THE SCOTT FETZER COMPANY 5 1 1 0 1 8
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 1 3 2 1 7
HOOVER LIMITED 2 1 0 0 4 7
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS 0 0 2 4 1 7
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 1 4 1 0 0 6
CONOPCO, INC. 2 2 0 0 2 6
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 0 4 2 0 0 6
DONGGUAN HONGYI WIPER CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
DONGYANG MECHATRONICS CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 4 6
FUJIKURA LTD. 0 1 2 3 0 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 2 1 1 1 1 6
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 1 0 1 3 6
L'OREAL S.A. 0 4 0 2 0 6
ROCK TONE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 2 0 1 0 3 6
RUBBERMAID COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS LLC 0 1 0 3 2 6
SMARTPOOL LLC 2 0 0 2 2 6
TUO SHEN INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION LIMITED 0 0 4 2 0 6
VALEO WISCHERSYSTEME GMBH 1 3 2 0 0 6
WOOSTER BRUSH COMPANY 1 0 1 3 1 6
AGRI-FAB INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 3 2 5
ALBEREE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
CRA LABS, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 0 5 0 0 0 5
FIRST QUALITY RETAIL SERVICES LLC 4 1 0 0 0 5
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 0 3 0 0 5
H-P PRODUCTS, INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 0 0 3 5
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 5
NILFISK-ADVANCE, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
TDW DELAWARE, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
UNGER MARKETING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 1 0 1 1 2 5
WORLDWIDE INTEGRATED RESOURCES, INC. 0 1 0 0 4 5



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